International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Online seminar: “Female scientists: What sparked this shift?”

Equality Unit Online

This seminar, organised by the UIC Barcelona Equality Unit, will shed light on the rise of women in science. By way of example, the event will focus on the trajectories of two women from different generations, who have experienced different obstacles and drivers over the course of their careers.

  • Mara Dierssen Sotos, neurobiologist and coordinator of the Neurobehavioral Phenotyping Group at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
  • Mónica Roca, engineer, vice president of the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and director of the isardSAT Group, an enterprise that provides services and solutions in earth observation, founded following her stay at the European Space Agency.


  • Consuelo León, head of the Equality Unit at UIC Barcelona.

The online seminar will take place on 11 February, from 3 to 4 p.m.

Sign up to the lecture by filling out the following form. When you have completed your registration, you will be given a link to attend the online conference.