The first meeting of Peruvian women physicists

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Abstract

The First Meeting of Peruvian Women Physicists helped bring together women physicists from different universities, especially from regions in the interior of Peru. Our initial statistical analysis about women entering and completing their undergraduate and graduate studies in Peruvian universities showed a low participation of women in study programs in physics. This situation motivated us to discuss this and propose solutions. In this First Meeting it was possible to broaden our vision of the problems that are common to women in the context of our social reality. We feel we have the strength and will continue working to improve this situation for the benefit of future generations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen in Physics
Subtitle of host publication5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics
EditorsBeth A. Cunningham, Shohini Ghose, Catherine O'Riordan
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735413443
DOIs
StatePublished - 31 Dec 2015
Event5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics - Waterloo, Canada
Duration: 5 Aug 20148 Aug 2014

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1697
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics
CountryCanada
CityWaterloo
Period5/08/148/08/14

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