10 000 Polish Girls as Engineers!

 
$4,480
$10,520
Raised
Remaining
Feb 27, 2012

Meanwhile - waiting for 2012

Girls we meet at Congress
Girls we meet at Congress

Thank you for your support and encouragement for young women to seize career options in Poland.

The second part of the year we have spend on prepearing the next edition on our action for Gilrs - in 2012.

Meanwhile we were active on the field of the know-how transfer.

On 17-18th September 2011 we took part in the 3rd Congress of Women which was held in Warsaw, Poland as an event of the Polish Presidency in the European Union.


The Congress of Women is both Poland’s largest non-political civic movement and an annual summit aiming at gender equality in private and public spheres. We had an opportunity to present our goals and discuss our challenges with great deal of active women who are politicians, entrepreneurs, scientists, civil and culture activists. The leading topic of this year’s Congress was the situation in the post-crisis world and the diagnosis for the future.
Inequalities between women and men in technology, science, R&D and innovations impose a heavy toll on the economy and human capital. We recommend the change of young people’s way of thinking that can increase the number of women at technology and engineering study and improve gender balance in the fields of research and industry.


The Council of the Congress stated: “We are interested in the female point of view, the way women perceive the world, but also the challenges that women face. Women’s participation in the shaping of the world is something that is not only growing but also desired”.

The next Special Day at Technical Universities - For Girls Only is coming soon. See you there. :)

The wife of ex-president of Poland with our helmet
The wife of ex-president of Poland with our helmet
Action-team with the EU-Commissar at Congress
Action-team with the EU-Commissar at Congress

Links:

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

Donation Options

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?
Find another project in Poland or in Women and Girls that needs your help.

Project Leader

Bianka Siwinska

Warsaw, Mazowieckie Poland

Where is this project located?

Map of 10 000 Polish Girls as Engineers!