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“The fact of studying a scientific matter is not against the woman’s nature” says Luisa Rossi – Associate Professor in Mathematics Analysis. Discover the project “Girls can”!

The video was realized as part of the project “Le ragazze possono 2: dal dire al fare” (Girls can 2: from talking to doing) carried out by the Politecnico of Milano from March to September 2016.

The video presents a series of women who are successful in STEM careers. The project had the aim of sensitizing and encouraging girls to the choice of a STEM career.

Particular attention was put to the very young girls (10-14 years) as well as potential start-uppers.

The project, carried out as part of the Lombardy Region initiative “Designing Parity in Lombardy – 2015”, had a duration of 9 months and was led by AIDIA, the Italian Association of Women Engineers and architects.

Teachers can show this 3 min 45 sec video (available in Italian and subtitled in English) to students in order to raise their awareness about STEM jobs and careers. The video, indeed, shows a lot of role models in STEM, included some very young girls.

This content can be combined with others especially the videos on “What do programmers actually do?” and “She will be computer scientist” (“Informatica sarà lei”).

Language

Italian subtitled in English

Type of material

Video

Duration/length

3 min 45 sec

Level of gender-fairness

1. Basic

Teaching practice

Counselling

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November 6, 2019

Funding

 

Gender 4 STEM

No 2017-1-LU01-KA201-023926

Contact

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
5, Av. des Hauts-Fourneaux
L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
Tel: +352 275 888 – 1

Send an email to Gender 4 STEM

info@gender4stem-project.eu

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