Women in scientific careers: facts and levers

The Women and Science Chair at Université Paris Dauphine-PSL is organising its annual scientific meeting on Women in scientific careers.

The Women and Science Chair at Université Paris Dauphine-PSL is organising its 2024 scientific meeting on the theme of Women in scientific careers: facts and levers.

The conference will mark the 5th year of the Chair. Its purpose is to present an overview of the determinants of the lower presence of women in scientific fields and careers, while highlighting the issues addressed (stereotypes, gender inequalities, gender bias) at the level of research projects carried out by the Chair's team or supported by the Chair. The chair supports 25 projects all over the world in more than 15 countries.

The meeting will be held on 24 January 2024 at Université Paris Dauphine-PSL

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The programme will be packed with contributions from leading researchers and heads of academic and non-academic institutions, focusing on the determinants, obstacles and challenges involved in getting more women into scientific studies and careers.

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Determinants of the lower presence of girls in the scientific studies

9:00 - Girls do the Maths: a sociological survey on high school girls    
Clémence Perronnet, sociologue, Associate professor, (LIRFE, UCO), Université Catholique de l’ouest.  

9:30 - Career aspirations of male and female students studying Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in a Ghanaian University
Charlotte Wrigley-Asante, Professor, University of Ghana.

10:00 - Unpacking gender bias toward Women in STEM: Analyzing men's and women's implicit and explicit responses    
Enav Friedmann, Lecturer. Department of Business Administration, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

10:30 - Coffee break  

11:00 - Do Women Overprepare? An Experimental Analysis.  
Christiane Schwieren, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Alfred Weber Institute of Economics (AWI), University of Heidelberg (UHD).
11:30 - Between the humanities and sciences - about different understandings of gender inequality    
Grażyna Gajewska, Professor, the Educational Studies Department, Institute of Film, Media and Audiovisual Art; Adam Mickiewicz University.

12:00 - Investigating Gender’s Effects in Medical Residency Selection in the United State    
Charlotte S. Alexander, J.D. , Professor of Law and Ethics, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology.

12:30 - Lunch        

Women in scientific careers

2:00 - Has distance learning during lockdown allowed for more gender equality in digital education? (COViQUITY)    
Giorgia Magni, PhD candidate in Education and Gender Studies, Department of Education, University of Geneva.

2:30 - Stars have no gender: female inventors and teams    
Federico Caviggioli, Associate Professor, Politecnico di Torino.

3:00 - Unraveling the Roots of Gender Inequality in STEM    
Elvira Sojli, Professor, University of New South Wales.

3:30 - Coffee break   

4:00 - Women Inventors    
Agata Maida, Professor, Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Method, University of Milan.  

4:30 - Networks and Power: Gender Effects of Random Selection Into an Administrative Elite   
Alessandra Alloca, Assistant Professor of Economics in Munich (LMU).


Informations Pratiques

Date : mercredi 24 janvier 2024
de 9h00 à 20h30
Lieu : Université Paris Dauphine-PSL