Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science took place on Thursday, February 11th, 2021 from 2 pm until 3:30 pm, with the female scientists Eugenia Rodriguez, Marleny Vargas and Argentina Ying as our invited speakers. This virtual event was free and open to the general public.

In this virtual event, Eugenia Rodriguez presented on the context of the participation of women in science in Panama. Afterwards, the Panamanian mathematician Marleny Vargas, FUNDAPROMAT volunteer, shared her personal and professional experience as an educator. Finally, the Panamanian scientist Argentina Ying, Vice President of the Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science (APANAC), described anecdotes of her personal life and her professional journey. This virtual event was co-organized with the Panamanian Association for the Advancement of Science (APANAC) and the Panama Pod of 500 Women Scientists.