The World Responses to February 11
Día Internacional de la Mujer y la Niña en la Ciencia
Международный день женщин и девочек в науке
Journée Internationale des Femmes et des Filles de Science
|International Day of
Women and Girls in Science
اليوم الدولي للمرأة والفتاة في ميدان العلوم
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"Arguing over whether women can’t do science or
girls can't or won’t study science stops us fixing
On February 11, we celebrate the achievements
of Women and Girls in Science.
The world has witnessed truly extraordinary
responses to the International Day of Women and
Girls in Science Commemorated annually on
Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite
Executive Director, RASIT
"We need to celebrate the Achievements
of Women and Girls in Science every day
in the year"
Hon. Dr. Helena Dalli, Minister for Social
Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties,
February 11, is a momentous day. Not
because it is inventor Thomas Edison’s
170th birthday or because actor Jennifer
Aniston turns 48. But because today, and
every February 11 in the future, is officially
recognised as the International Day of
Women and Girls in Science.
Speaking as a grandfather, like the
majority of us, I want a future for our
young ones that is safe and secure. One
which enables them to reach their full
potential in life, by working counter, the
impediments that exists, You are helping
the next generations of women
scientists, mathematicians and leaders
to comfortably taken their rightful places
in society. I commend you to your work.
Mr. Peter Thomson
President of UN General Assembly