Women in Technology and Science

WITS News 25 May 2020

  • 25 May 2020

WITS news

The June issue of WITSWORDS will be circualted on 2 June. Do send us any news for inclusion! In the meantime please support the NWCI campaign: #NoDiscrimination – Fair treatment for women returning from maternity leave. Women returning from maternity leave are currently denied access to the Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme. the NWCI urges us all to write to our TDs today to highlight this discrimination and protect women's rights.

This weeks news:

Coronavirus news

Women and coronavirus

Working from home

Women and STEM

Upcoming events

  • 25 - 28 May 2020 Pint of Science at home. book your free tickets now for Planet Earth at home and the other events. Ciara Maguire WITS member talks about Expoloring the radio universe as part of the Atoms to Galaxies at home event.
  • 28 May 2020 @11.30 am NWCI Webinar Setting the #FeministAgenda for the Economy. Register now.
  • 28 May 2020 @ 6 pm AnitaB.org Dublin: Build Your Brand, Change Your Story. This is the first Dublin event for the group. RSVP if you'd like to attend.
  • 29 May 2020 1 pm Women in Research Ireland (WIRI) in association with Trinity Women Graduates present their first lunchtime webinar with Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Book your place.
  • The Festival of Curiosity runs from 16-19 July 2020. It announced PROTOTYPE, a new open call to support artists, designers and creatives who are curious to explore, learn, work with and/or respond to science and technology within their creative practice. The deadline for applications is 5pm 29 May 2020.

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