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ITMO Associate Professor Anastasia Pavlova On Teaching, Social Media, and Participation in Women’s Competition
Anastasia Pavlova, a lecturer at ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies, was nominated for the Top Women 2020 award in Consulting, Education, and Business Training. The competition’s jury included Irina Khakamada, a public figure, Lyasan Utiasheva, the winner of the 2001 World Cup in rhythmic gymnastics, and Vlad Lisovets, a TV host. ITMO.NEWS met with Anastasia Pavlova to learn more about her reasons to join the competition, balancing careers in science and industry, as well as her thoughts on social media in education.
With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we caught up with some of the talented and hardworking ladies who work and study at ITMO to talk about their careers, where they find inspiration, and the important women in their lives.
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.
Every year on March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. In Russia, this special day has been celebrated since 1913 and became a public holiday in 1965.
March 8 is the day when women’s organizations around the world celebrate women’s rights and achievements. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, though women constitute just about 30% of scientists (about 40% in Russia), their role can hardly be overestimated. In this article, we write about women who made remarkable scientific discoveries and launched important projects in 2018.
To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, today, on 8 March, some of ITMO’s top women share their views on science, gender stereotypes and advice for the next generation!
Tatiana Itina, PhD, of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), recently worked with ITMO’s International Laboratory "Laser Micro-and Nanotechnologies” on a project titled “Mechanisms Involved in Ultrashort Laser Interactions Used for Ultra-precise Nano-structuring of Optical Materials”. Ms. Itina shared with us her insights on building an international career, succeeding as a female researcher, and on what’s next in science.
On June 30 the Girls4Tech project school for female programmers, engineers and entrepreneurs was launched in St. Petersburg and Moscow. The school is organized by ITMO University, Moscow Polytechnic University and the Moscow office of international accelerator NUMA. In the next three months, the school’s participants, aided by mentors, will develop their soft and hard skills as part of a tailor-made educational program that includes lectures on innovation marketing and project management, programming classes, prototyping at FabLab, case solving, business games and various other activities.
Participants of the program “Next Generation of Women Leaders in Higher Education”, implemented by UCLA in collaboration with ITMO University, have spent six months working on their projects. Last Friday they presented their results at a meeting in St. Petersburg. Read on to find out how thousands of university employees can be brought together through a social network and how the students’ support system works in the USA.
Dr. Arti Agrawal, lecturer of City University of London and Vice-President of IEEE Photonic Society’s Women in Photonics initiative, came to ITMO to take part in the International Optical Seminar including the session Women in Photonics. ITMO.NEWS asked the scientist about career development and gender discrimination.