This project proposes three major subjects to work on in three years. The first subject is “Cultivation of women scientists”, the work includes the following items:
(1) Organizing International Female Scientist Conference in 2013.
(2) Organizing activities involving the academic research of female scientists, such as
(i) EMPOWER Program for women scientists in 2011 and 2012,
(ii) Professional conference for female scientists in 2012,
(iii)Film series for recording women scientists in Taiwan (30-min recording film for four Characters in three years),
(iv) G-Review (gender equality assessment) workshop at campus of Science of Engineering Universities (held in 2011 in North, south, east, and middle Taiwan),
(v) 「Who cares about gender 」 summer/winter camp in 2012 in south and north Taiwan ),
(vi) “How to infuse gender equality into textbooks for middle-school science courses” workshop in 2013 in south, north, east and middle Taiwan, and
(vii) Workshop on the progress of the present project for all group members (twice for each year);
(3) Science camps for high school girls in 2011 and 2012, for junior high school girls in 2011 and 2013 (four runs each year), Female scientists visit rural areas for lectures on daily sciences (five times each year), Lectures on gender and science for publics (ten lectures per year) and various exhibitions related to gender and science, which will be an collective effort with other institutes or organizations.
The second subject is “Gender and technology policy study”, the work involves data collection from Taiwan and other countries about government policies and research results on gender and technology, hoping to develop the sharing mechanism. The third subject is “Establishing local data bank for gender and science studies in Taiwan”. The work includes data collection, up-date, statistics and analysis.