Contributions to Science, Vol 12, No 2 (2016)

The AE-BKH Women’s Week, 2013–2016

Mercè Piqueras, Ricard Guerrero

Abstract


The article describes the activities of the Barcelona Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea (AE-BKH) on the occasion of the BKH-AE Women’s Week, from 2013 to 2016. This Week will be continued in the coming years. Two major changes have revolutionised society and specifically higher education in only one century. Firstly, higher education and scientific research have rapidly expanded throughout the world. Secondly, this exceptional opportunity to promote and strengthen the values of science in the service of humanism, development and peace is partially the consequence of the achievements of women in science. Women have been able to apply their knowledge and skills to many fields of science and humanities, and their contributions to progress in all of them have been highly significant. [Contrib Sci 12(2):93-98 (2016)]

Keywords: International Women’s Day lectures · AE-BKH Women’s Week · Academia Europaea’s activities · higher education for women · gender equality


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ISSN: 2013-410X (electronic edition); 1575-6343 (print edition)