Sounds great, but sometimes the only thing harder than putting yourself out there is deciding where to go. “The after-work bar scene is great because everybody wants to unwind.They want to talk to someone, it’s just so easy,” says Susan Baxter, whose Hire AWing service pairs men and women with a “professional plus-one” to meet new people.The event ended with some conclusions and ideas, such as that one of the aims for women is to be more cited; also, to that maternity and paternity policies should be more equal and fair for both parents, or that it would be a good idea to create some postdoc fellowships only for women.looked familiar, only to suddenly remember that I’d already slept with him. And then I had a crazy idea—why not just walk out into the actual world and see if a real-life human being wants to have sex with me? I’ll preface my war story by saying that I am very pro-dating app, for multiple reasons.I also love that apps have given new life to the old-school date.For Tinder dates I dress up, I meet the guy for a drink at like p.m., and then we have a real, uninterrupted conversation. Whereas if you meet someone out at a bar or a party, you’re with a group of people, it’s loud, and you’re probably drunk.We would like to highlight that there were a lot of questions and a high participation, and not only from women, but also from men. They were split into four groups: academia, industry, government and school.
There’s a whole contingent of young people from nearby Guayaquil who would prefer to escape the city for the beach every weekend.
Tània Verge, from the Department of Social and Political Science of Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), shared data related to the presence of women in different academic levels —from undergraduate to rector— in Spain and other countries. Marta Casanellas Rius, President of the Comisión de Mujeres y Matemáticas of the Real Sociedad Matemática Española, shooted a question: Have women the same opportunities than men in science?
The higher the position, the fewer women there are. Through different studies and examples, she concluded that the answer is no.
Moreover, she pointed out some tricky aspects such as maternity leave, which has some effects on the career opportunities for women.
In order to end the first part of the event, Olga López Serrano, co-founder and scientific director of Bicosome and researcher at IQAC-CSIC, focused on the private sector and how curriculums and jobs are influenced by gender.