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‘Women in Power’ with Mary Beard (U. Cambridge), Maria Blasco (CNIO) and Susana Torres (IE)

09.03.2021

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On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the CNIO, IE University and the British Embassy organised the colloquium discussion ‘Women in Power’, featuring three great leaders in their fields: Mary Beard, Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge and Princess of Asturias Laureate; Maria Blasco, molecular biologist and Director of the CNIO; and Susana Torres, Professor of Humanities at IE University.

All speakers called on social organisations to make a greater commitment to help women occupy positions of responsibility in all areas. The event, moderated by journalist Fiona Govan, was opened by the UK Minister for Science, Amanda Salloway, and the British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott.

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