Despite progress in key areas in some countries, the East & South-East Asia region's record on gender equality is still falling short. Structural inequalities and discriminatory gender stereotypes continue to limit women's equal participation in brain research, especially at senior levels. Discussing these issues also remain taboo. This webinar wishes to highlight the various issues linked to gender in some of the major countries in the region, in order to draw similarities and differences; but also to discuss possible paths to the progression of equity.
The session will be chaired by Dr Dipesh Chaudhury (New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), United Arab Emirates - ALBA Ambassador), Dr Hailan Hu (Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China - ALBA Advisor) and Dr Jacque Ip (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong - ALBA Ambassador).
The panelists will explore the various challenges linked to gender in brain research in their country and share their experience concerning these issues. Prof Gail Tripp will then discuss potential ways of tackling these issues.
A discussion with the audience will follow the presentations.
More information: http://www.alba.network/webinar-SEA-gender