Workshop on gender in Science and Technology

In the framework of the project “Towards the construction of a science, technology and innovation indicators system. Basic Platform”, funded by the Organization of American States (OAS) for 2004, RICYT organized the “Central-American Seminar-Workshop on science and technology indicators under a gender focus”.

The seminar took place in San Salvador, El Salvador on June 10 and 11. It´s purpose was to improve the construction of Science and Technology Indicators in the region with a gender focus. The workshop was co-organizated localy by CONACYT and supported by OEI.

The Workshop´s coordination, from RICYT, was taken by María Elina Estébanez, a REDES (Centro de Estudios sobre Ciencia, Desarrollo y Educación Superior –Grupo REDES Argentina) researcher.

The seminar counted with the presence of representants of Science and Technology Organizations of the region. Some of the 25 assistants were the following: José Roberto Alegría Coto (CONACYT, El Salvador); Guillermo Godínez, (CONCYT, Guatemala); Aquiles Díaz Chávez, (COHCIT, Honduras); Miriam Andrea Vigil Rodríguez, (CONICYT Nicaragua); Pilar Trimiño Vásquez, (Comisión Nacional de Indicadores de Ciencia y Tecnología/Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica); y Lourdes Palma, (SENACYT, Panama).