Category: Tackling Challenges

Closing the Physics Gender Gap


By Elizabeth Simmons  ICTP’s mission of affording scientists from developing nations opportunities to excel in physics and develop successful careers is laudable. A related area where ICTP is having a significant impact is in supporting women physicists around the globe. In…

Why Have a Workshop for Women in Physics?


By Shobhana Narasimhan “But what do you do in a workshop like this?” “Tell me, do you really think that there is a need for a workshop like this?” “I completely disapprove of activities that are segregated by gender.” “I…