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Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Advancing Sustainable and Equitable Development with EUROfusion

EUROfusion celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The EUROfusion programme is proud to support and promote diversity and gender equality in the field of science. We believe that women play a key role in developing a sustainable future through the development of fusion energy. With their unique perspectives and innovative ideas, women are helping to shape the future of science and technology. Our goal is to create a future where all people, regardless of gender, can fully participate and contribute to the advancement of science and technology.

Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. EUROfusion is proud to celebrate the important role women play in shaping the future of science and technology. At EUROfusion, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of scientists and engineers working together to develop the next generation of clean energy sources.

One of our core values is to bring everyone forward in the pursuit of sustainable and equitable development. This means creating opportunities for underrepresented groups, including women and girls, to participate fully in the scientific community and contribute their unique perspectives and talents to the field. By promoting diversity and collaboration, we can ensure that the solutions we develop are representative of and beneficial to all members of society.

As a programme, EUROfusion aims to be a leader in gender equality as we work to address the world’s energy challenge. We are working to inspire the next generation of female scientists and engineers and support their professional development. By breaking down barriers and promoting gender diversity, we can help ensure that everyone has a seat at the table and a voice in shaping the future of energy.

So, on this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, let us recommit ourselves to advancing sustainable and equitable development through the empowerment of women and girls in science. Together, we can create a brighter and more equitable future for all.

Caption: EUROfusion researchers (left to right) Athina Kappatou (IPP), Costanza Maggi (UKAEA) and Fernanda Rimini (UKAEA) at the JET fusion energy record announcement on 9 February 2022.
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