International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On 11 February, the world celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

In this video, four young female scientists from Mathematics Münster give insights. Antje Dabeler, Azul Fatalini, Martina Fruttidoro und Julia Schleuß are doctoral researchers and talk about their most important maths moment - so far.


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The video was recorded on the occasion of International Women in Maths Day 2021.

The Cluster of Excellence Mathematics Münster supports underrepresented groups and aims to increase gender equality on all levels, e.g. through established programmes such as the MATHRIX Professorship, the Ada Lovelace Fellowships for excellent PhD students, and the MINT Mentoring Programme for outstanding female master’s students.

Gender Equality and Diversity at Mathematics Münster

The United Nations General Assembly decided to hold an International Day of Women and Girls in Science in 2015. This day is celebrated annually on February 11 and is intended to commemorate the critical role that girls and women play in the science and technology sector. At the international level, UNESCO and UN Women organize this annual event in cooperation with partners and wider society.

United Nations: International Day of Women and Girls in Science