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  • Metanano 2020 on Gender Inequality in Science

    The METANANO 2020 International Conference on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials has included a round-table discussion regarding gender diversity in science. The participants of the round table were scientists from France, Germany, Switzerland, and Russia. In this article, ITMO.NEWS sums up the main points of this online discussion.

    21.09.2020

  • Career Guidance for School Students

    In Russia, people aren’t really used to getting counseling. Still, they’ve gradually started to turn to professional help with particular issues such as career guidance. A career guidance expert can help a person to choose several promising options from the multitude of possible career paths, as well as suggest particular development strategies based on one’s individual preferences and ambitions. In an interview for ITMO.NEWS, Tatyana Klimova, psychologist from ITMO’s Career Guidance and Scouting Office, spoke about the best ways to choose one’s career and the associated issues.

    08.10.2018

  • Career Guidance for School Students

    In Russia, people aren’t really used to getting counseling. Still, they’ve gradually started to turn to professional help with particular issues such as career guidance. A career guidance expert can help a person to choose several promising options from the multitude of possible career paths, as well as suggest particular development strategies based on one’s individual preferences and ambitions. In an interview for ITMO.NEWS, Tatyana Klimova, psychologist from ITMO’s Career Guidance and Scouting Office, spoke about the best ways to choose one’s career and the associated issues.

    08.10.2018

  • Career Guidance for School Students

    In Russia, people aren’t really used to getting counseling. Still, they’ve gradually started to turn to professional help with particular issues such as career guidance. A career guidance expert can help a person to choose several promising options from the multitude of possible career paths, as well as suggest particular development strategies based on one’s individual preferences and ambitions. In an interview for ITMO.NEWS, Tatyana Klimova, psychologist from ITMO’s Career Guidance and Scouting Office, spoke about the best ways to choose one’s career and the associated issues.

    08.10.2018

  • Those Who Code: Female Programmers on Gender Issues in IT

    When one talks about programmers, the first image that comes to mind is a bearded man with a cat, some geek in hipster glasses, or a nerd that doesn't see behind his monitor… Anything but a woman. There is still a stereotype that coding is not for women, which is being gradually destroyed by those girls who become interested in IT and study it. ITMO.NEWS interviewed those who fight this stereotype daily. Female IT students from different Russian universities shared about why working in IT is on-trend, how they feel among their male colleagues and whether they ever faced gender inequality problems in their professional lives.

    08.03.2017