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Celebrating Women in STEM

February 10, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Office of Diversity and Climate in partnership with Women in STEM (WiSTEM) invite you to learn about the career journeys of female scientists in Qatar and beyond. A panel of  female scientists will discuss their roles in STEM, not only as beneficiaries, but also as agents of change.

More about the panel discussion:

Women accounted for one in three (33%) researchers in 2018. They have achieved parity (in numbers) in life sciences in many countries and even dominate this field, in some cases. However, women remain a minority in digital information technology, computing, physics, mathematics and engineering. We need to recognize the role of women and girls in STEM, not only as beneficiaries, but also as agents of change, including in view of accelerating progress towards achievements in STEM. 


  • Nesrine Affara: Assistant Teaching Professor in Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
  • Ghizlane Bendriss: Assistant Professor of Biology, Lifestyle Medicine Professional, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar
  • Julie Decock: Scientist, Translational Cancer and Immunity Center, Qatar Biomedical Research Center; Joint Assistant Professor, HBKU College of Health and Life Sciences
  • Judith Gwathmey: Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Giselle Reis: Assistant Teaching Professor in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
Attend the panel discussion!



February 10, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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