Discussion “Women in Engineering in Latvia”

The winner of the prize “RTU Scientist of the Year 2017”, habilitated engineering science doctor Dagnija Blumberga with the support of the Nordic Information Center invites to the discussion “Women in Engineering in Latvia”. Discussion will be held on April 10, 2018 at Āzenes iela 12/k1, room 607. The aim of the discussion is to continue the discussion started in Nordic countries on women’s role in engineering and opportunities to participate equally in development countries. The working languages of the discussion are English and Latvian. Participation in the discussion is free of charge, with prior registration HERE.

10:00 – 10:10 Welcome. Dagnija Blumberga, Riga Technical University

10:10 – 10:25 Statistical data. Women and men share in engineering in Latvia, Baltic States, Europe. Julija Gusca, Riga Technical University

10:25 – 10:50 Women in engineering science. Opportunities and Challenges. Dagnija Loca, Riga Technical Universities

10:50 – 11:30 Women in energy in Nordic countries. FORUM (Stockholm, November, 2017) results. Future activities. Karina Barnholt Klepper, Nordic Energy Research

11:30 – 12:00 Creativity approach for gender equality and sustainability. What is the next? Dagnija Blumberga, Riga Technical University

12:00 – 13:00 Discussion. Next steps.

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