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Artemis Spyrou

Associate Professor of Physics

June 2, 2017

Every week I get at least one invitation to an event, a meeting, a workshop, that aims at finding an answer to the question: “How can we increase the participation of women in science?”. I’ve been to many meetings, I’ve had many discussions, I talked to women who made it and to women who chose not to stay; I am a woman in science for heaven's sake. Despite all that, I’ll tell you upfront that if you are here for an answer, I don’t have one. Not an easy one at least. Not one that will change things overnight. I’ll tell you my own story. I’ll tell you how I made it through, in the hopes that some women will read this and will get some ideas for themselves. But more importantly in the hopes that some of the m...

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