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Digital Event
18-19 March 2020
  • Digital Event
  • 18-19 March 2020

Women in Graphene Career Development Day

The Women in Graphene Career Development Day 2020 was held virtually on 18-19 March! This two-day event was an opportunity to discuss issues related to gender and diversity in science and technology fields and specifically in the graphene community.


Keynote Speaker

Bonnie Tsim

"Be bold, be brave and be visible". Bonnie Tsim, UNIMAN

Alessandra Scidà

Researcher at the Graphene Flagship partner ISOF-CNR in Bologna, Italy

Cinzia Spinato

Business Developer for the Graphene Flagship and Graphene Flagship partner ICN2, in Barcelona, Spain.


Sian Fogden, GF "Introducing Women in Graphene/Diversity in Graphene​".

Dr. Alessandra Scidà, CNR​ "Graphene Devices for IoT, Automotive and Aerospace Applications". 

Cinzia Spinato, ICN2 "From research to Innovation: a career opportunity to  bridge the gap."

Bonnie Tsim, UNIMAN "Be bold, be brave and be visible". 

Ana Helman, ESF “Career options in science”. 

Laura Kennington "Going the Distance". 

Sue Hewitt "Negotiation training".

Social Media

The Graphene Flagship's #management team coordinate the project, making sure it stays on course and operates effici… https://t.co/KFpKJXhedo
Our first speaker Luigi Colombo - retired TI Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas - wi… https://t.co/zxgSa70H4R
📣📣Leader of the Graphene Flagship’s Spintronics Work Package and ICREA Research Professor, Stephan Roche, gives a thttps://t.co/gyxAwlRM0u0u

Diversity in Graphene

Diversity in Graphene expands the scope and actions of the Graphene Flagship's Women in Graphene initiative.

The Diversity in Graphene initiative aims to create a collaborative research environment where everybody feels welcome, without any prejudice. Diversity in Graphene will lead the discussion about inclusion and diversity in the field of graphene. We will support under-represented groups in our community, fostering and supporting progressive improvements that will reach all structural levels of the Graphene Flagship.


WIG2020 Gallery