2022 International Day of Women and Girls in Science
To celebrate this day, we posed 7 questions to Dr. Wietske van der Zwaag, Principal Investigator, Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging about gender diversity and disparity, and her experience of being a mother and a scientist.
(00:06) Question 1 – Have you ever been in a situation where you had the advantage because you were a “woman in science”?
(00:13) Question 2 – How did you experience gender diversity during your education?
(00:35) Question 3 – Do you see a gender disparity in your work field as a professor?
(01:10) Question 4 – When do you think the gender disparity ends?
(01:47) Question 5 – When did you realize that being a “mother in science” is possible?
(02:23) Question 6 – You are a mother and a scientist – what is your experience?
(02:56) Question 7 – What advice would you give to “mothers in science”?