2020 February 11

Women in Science in the Josep Carreras Institute

Today, 11 February is the International Women's and Girls' Science Day. This day, proclaimed by the United Nations in December 2015, aims to promote equal access and participation for women in scientific and technological careers.

The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is one of the research centers in Catalonia with more equality in the recruitment of men and women with scientific, technological, and medical training and professions. Of the 189 active researchers, 109 are women. 50% of post-doctoral staff, associated researchers and laboratory technicians are women, as well as 64% of doctoral students. In terms of research management and leadership positions, of the Institute's 27 research groups, eight are led by women.

Below are some of the women who integrate our large family and make research possible.