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FEATURED: THE FEMALE SCIENTIST.COM

A WEBSITE DEDICATED TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN SCIENCE

If you are a female scientist and interested in real life experiences of other women in science the website thefemalescientist.com may just be the ideal community to get involved with.

Tips on how to survive fieldwork or prevent mistakes when writing a scientific paper? Advice on your personal PR or the writing of a perfect blog? The website the female scientist will enable you to share and discuss current research, knowledge, ideas and experiences of women in academia.        

Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in science make a crucial contribution to progress. It is in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations and a prime reason Jet Bussemaker, Minister of Education, Culture and Science, is actively investing in increasing the number of female professors in the Netherlands with the Women in Science Excel (WISE) Programme for female scientists. 

Still, sometimes you simply want ten minutes to live your research among like-minded women that have met the challenges you are struggling with themselves. The fem-oriented content of the female scientist may just put things in perspective: get involved.

Your options? You can introduce yourself and your expertise with exciting texts, expand your network and draw media’s attention. With your texts, you not only present yourself and your research, you also enrich the community of female scientists. A great little network in support of your career.

Curious? Take a look here.