International Women's Day @ EPFL


Event details

Date and time 08.03.2021 09:1518:40  
Place and room
Speaker Martin Vetterli, Gisou van der Goot, Tatyana Franck, Farnaz Moser, Kristin Becker van Slooten, Andrea Wulf, Manon Schick, Manon Boissat, Madeleine von Holzen, Mirko Bischofberger, Luisa Lambertini, Felicitas Pauss, Aleksandra Radenovic, Leïla Ojjeh, Manon Poffet, Clara Migliarini, Hélène Füger
Category Conferences - Seminars

A day of inspirational talks organized by EPFL.
This event will be streamed live on its webpage throughout the day. No advance registration is needed.


9.15-9:20am Opening message by Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL

9:20-9:30am Introduction by Gisou van der Goot, Vice-President for Responsible Transformation, EPFL and moderator of the talks of the day

9:30-10:05am Interview of Tatyana Franck, Director of Musée de l'Elysée (in French)

10:15-10:50am Interview of Farnaz Moser, Director of EPFL Science Promotion Service on the topic "Engaging young people with science and technology" (in French)

11:15-11:45am Focus on: The "Paye ton EPFL" campaign by Polyquity by a representative of the Polyquity Commission, followed by a discussion  moderated by Kristin Becker van Slooten, Project leader, Equal Opportunities Office, EPFL and member of ETH Board (in French)

12:00-13:30pm Keynote Andrea Wulf, historian and author of the book "The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World"  

14:00-14:45pm Interview of Manon Schick, Directrice générale de la Direction générale de l’enfance et de la jeunesse du Canton de Vaud on the topic "Gender Equality, Promotion of Equal Opportunities and Role of School in the Canton of Vaud" and moderated by Manon Boissat, Vice-President of the General Student's Association of EPFL, AGEPoly (in French)

15:00-15:45pm Interview of Madeleine von Holzen, Editor in Chief, Le Temps on the topic "The Importance of Scientific Communication and Journalism" and moderated by Mirko Bischofberger, Head of Communication at EPFL

16:00-17:10pm Keynote Felicitas Pauss, Professor of Physics at CERN and ETH Zürich, moderated by Luisa Lambertini, EPFL Professor, Associate Vice-President for Postgraduate Education and President of Wish Foundation and Aleksandra Radenovic, EPFL Professor and Vice-President of Wish Foundation

17:30-18:30pm Focus on: the "Women Alumni" Survey by Leïla Ojjeh, Head of EPFL Alumni Service, moderated by Hélène Fueger, EPFL Equal Opportunities Delegate

18:30-18:40pm Clossing session by Gisou van der Goot, Vice-President for Responsible Transformation, EPFL