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Women in Science

23.02.2024

Throwback Friday!

Delve into the personal narrative of Dr Marja Vilkman on the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11th).

In this insightful article, SOLiD’s coordinator shares her journey navigating the STEM landscape, reflecting on pivotal moments, challenges, and triumphs. From initial career choices to grappling with imposter syndrome and balancing motherhood with scientific pursuits, her story highlights the complexities and nuances of women’s experiences in science.

Drawing from her own experiences, she explores the importance of fostering a sense of belonging, diversity, and inclusivity within the STEM community. Through her narrative, she emphasizes the ongoing importance of initiatives like this day, advocating for equal opportunities and supportive environments for all aspiring scientists.