Promoting Women in Science

By: Sabina Schneider, Executive Vice President of Globant. In December 2015, the United Nations established February 11, as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, stating that girls are still facing barriers that prevent them from participating in science. Today we invite you to reflect on this issue. This date makes visible the female scientists’ jobs, building female roles in the areas of Science Technology  Engineering and Math (STEM), promoting practices that bring on gender equality in the scientific area. Through the program “Women that Build”, Globant seeks to get closer to teenage girls by creating intuitive  spaces  where they can play with technology and create apps in a short period of time. The goal is to empower women, helping them to gain confidence during the most crucial years in which they are deciding over their career paths and future. In Argentina, we collaborate precisely with this initiative by taking part in organizations like www.chicasprogramadoras.club , which is an… Read More