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Ambassador participated at “She is Science” Award event 

11.06.2021  11:56

Photo: Yuri Gryaznov

The Danish Ambassador participated at “She is Science” Award event organized in partnership with UN Women and UNICEF. 

The award ceremony celebrated 12 young female future Ukrainian scientists, winners of the “She is Science” essay contest. Ambassador Mikkelsen had the honour to give a speech and award one of the winners, 14-year-old Anna Brosalina. Anna wants to become a scientist and study astrophysics nd robotics at one of Ivy League universities.

"She is science" is an educational art project STEM is FEM with the support of the international organizations' UN Women in Ukraine and the United Nations Children's Fund in Ukraine (UNICEF). Its purpose is to tell about the achievements of Ukrainian women scientists, to interest young people in science, as well as to refute the myth that science is an exclusively male affair.

UN Women is supporting this initiative under the global Generation Equality campaign with financial support of Denmark.