Participation in the International Day of Women and Girls in Science – 11 February

Selfie before the show!
This week ICMAB participates actively in the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which is on February 11.

The activities in Spain are gathered under the name “11febrero” and can be found in the webpage https://11defebrero.org/.

Anna Roig, Anna Laromaine and Anna May, from the NN Group, participate, together with other women* from ICMAB, in the play “Madame Châtelet and her Instagram followers”, in which different scientific women meet at Madame Châtelet’s palace and explain their live and their discoveries.

Anna May, Anna Roig, Anna Laromaine
Anna May, Anna Roig, Anna Laromaine

The play will be performed at IES Pere Calders Highschool and at the L’Escoleta School, both at Campus UAB. 

The scientists that appear are: Émile du Châtelet, Hypatia, Trota of Salerno, Beatriu de Pinós, Maria Sibylla Merian, Ada Lovelace, Nettie Stevens, Rosalind Franklin, Vera Rubin and Margarita Salas. The piano player is Hildegard of Bingen

Other scientists mentioned in the play include Caroline Herschel, Mary Anning, Lise Meitner, Irène Joliot-Curie, Barbara McClintock, Dorothy Hodgkin, Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Rachel Carson, Gertrude Elion and Rita Levi-Montalcini

Did you know any of these scientists?

Selfie with the audience!

You can follow this initiative in the Instagram account @madamechatelet2017

*The other women from ICMAB are: Mariona Coll, Marta Vendrell, Carmen Ocal, Arántzazu González, Rosa Palacín, Núria Aliaga, Esther Barrena, Rosario Núñez, Joana Martínez and Susagna Ricart.  

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