Science & Tech
Women's contribution to science is recognized

Mexico, Feb (Notimex) .- Encouraging the participation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is the main challenge to commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, on February 11.


In Mexico, only eight percent of women choose to study careers in these disciplines compared to 27 percent of men.


The researcher of the Institute of Astronomy of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, for its acronym in Spanish), Julieta Fierro Gossman, stands out as one of the women who has transcended in the scientific field, highlighted the organization RobotiX, educational movement aimed at children.


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