Launch of the second edition of the “Científicas Que Cuentan” award

A new edition of the Franco-Argentine Prize in the field of public communication of sciences “Científicas Que Cuentan – Sara Rietti”, organized by the C3 Cultural Center of Sciences, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, the Institut Française de Argentina (IFA), the French Embassy in Argentina and the National Research Council, has been inaugurated Scientific and Technical (CONICET) and Sanofi. This second edition – registration is open until May 30 – seeks to distinguish women from the scientific, technological and health sector, for their contribution to promoting scientific culture through public communication of science with a gender and diversity perspective. For more information enter web

There are three categories to participate:

StimulusIt targets women who are developing professionally in the field of science, technology and innovation in Argentina, who have obtained their degree within the last 15 years.

a path: It seeks to identify the path of women developing professionally in the field of science, technology and innovation in Argentina, who obtained a bachelor’s degree more than 15 years ago.

Health Communication – SanofiThis new category seeks to identify the path of female scientists developing professionally in the field of health sciences, who obtained their university degrees more than 15 years ago.

The initiative aims to recognize contributions to the development of the scientific culture of women in the science, technology and innovation sector, encourage them to participate in public communication actions, and motivate the scientific and technological community to include a gender perspective in their public projects. Communicate and strengthen the links of scientific and technological cooperation between Argentina and France, especially in those projects that seek to achieve gender equality.

See also  Traditional and Complementary Medicine Law

The award for each of the winning scholars will consist of a program of visits and meetings in France for a maximum of two weeks. The activities to be carried out will include meetings with specialists from the French scientific, technological and innovation system and also with actors identified in the field of public communication of science, health, technology and innovation.

Why Sara Rity?
In the 2023 edition, the award bears the name of the first Argentine nuclear chemist, Sara Reti (1930-2017). Throughout her life, Sara has worked as a researcher at several Argentine universities and government agencies, reaching the position of Chief of Staff of the National Secretariat for Science and Technology. He was also part of the Board of Directors of the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires. Today it is still considered a motto by alumni of Argentine studies and their colleagues.

2022 release
In the first edition of the award, paleontologist from San Juan, Cecilia Apaldetti, distinguished herself in the pathway category and in the stimulation category, chemical engineer and educator, Nicole Senhart.

Aileen Morales

"Beer nerd. Food fanatic. Alcohol scholar. Tv practitioner. Writer. Troublemaker. Falls down a lot."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top