The Italian Embassy in Washington celebrates the Week of Women in Science with the Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia International Award

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On the occasion of the Week of Women in Science 2024, the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosted the first edition of the Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia International Award at Villa Firenze, honoring Italian women scientists working in the US, in the presence of Monica Bertagnolli, Director of the National Institute of Health.

“STEM disciplines are pivotal in today’s societal transformation, however they encounter a persistent challenge which is the gender gap” highlighted the Ambassador, noting that “only 33% of the world’s researchers are women”. 

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SOURCE: https://ambwashingtondc.esteri.it

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