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Impressions from Friday’s Session at SAP-II

Heidelberg Laureate Forum

Since last year’s panel discussion on Women on Science, the HLF has made a conscious effort to include discussions on the subject among its activities.  Together with the exhibition “Women of Mathematics throughout Eruope”, Friday included a panel discussion on gender roles and career paths in academia and industry. The discussion included 3 prominent female scientists, mathematicians and computer scientists, with active participation from the audience. This was followed by a more direct and informal interaction between the young participants and the panelists.

Constanza Rojas-Molina

is a mathematician and illustrator (under the pseudonym E. A. Casanova). She is currently a Lecturer at the University of Düsseldorf, working in mathematical physics, at the interface of analysis and probability. She's responsible for the blog "The RAGE of the Blackboard", where she interviews female scientists and writes about life in academia. She's interested in comics, illustration, graphic recording and visual note-taking, and in applying all this in science communication. You can follow her on Twitter: @coni777