Gender Equality in Academia

10 February 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm


Academic careers in medicine remain a global challenge for women. The majority of master and PhD students in medicine are women, however women hold a minority of senior and leading faculty positions in this field.

This workshop will focus on how promoting women into tenured positions at universities may lead to a larger focus on women’s health in education and research, and how international and multidisciplinary collaboration is a tool in this regard. This workshop will include three keynote introductions focusing on SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, SDG 4: Quality Education, SDG 5: Gender Equality, and SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals followed by a round table panel discussion and an open Q&A with the audience.

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