What is Swa
Science Women Act is an initiative led by Konstantia Achilleos and aims to influence the public and the government for women rights to have a career in science.
what are the challenges we face
Women in STEM jobs are paid less than men and the gender pay gap increases with age and experience.
Gender bias affects student grading, professional hiring, mentoring, tenure, promotion, respect, grant proposal success, and pay.
Because women work in white men dominant envirobnments they face isolation forcing them sometimes to quit their jobs.
Women in STEM endure the highest rate of sexual harassment of any profession outside of the military.
her impact and SWA
Women in Science challenges are featured in several episode of our podcast ‘Her Impact’.