Empowering girls
to become
the geoscientists
of tomorrow

about the project

The ENGIE project aims to turn the interest of girls to study geosciences and geo-engineering, and thus to improve the gender balance in these disciplines. The project is developing an awareness-raising strategy and creating a stakeholder collaboration network for the implementation of a set of outreach actions in more than 20 European countries.

Mission

Raising interest

Raising the interest of young girls to study geosciences and geo-engineering

Gender balance

Improving the gender balance in these disciplines
.

Awareness-raising

Implementing awareness-raising activities in 22 European countries
.

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ENGIE webinar on the geoscience methodology course for teachers

ENGIE webinar on the geoscience methodology course for teachers

ENGIE webinar on the geoscience methodology course for teachersOn 24 November 2021, the ENGIE project is organising a webinar to present the Geoscience Methodology Course for Teachers. The webinar is scheduled for 17:00 – 18:00 CET (Brussels time). Earth science or...

Supernovas: it is time for women to shine!

Supernovas: it is time for women to shine!

A contribution by Ana Alcaine, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food A supernova is the explosion of a star, that results in sudden great increase in brightness. We believe that now is the time for women to shine in deeptech entrepreneurship...

Visiting Kiruna – the largest iron ore mine in the World

Visiting Kiruna – the largest iron ore mine in the World

A contribution by Iva Kolenković Močilac and Ana Maričić On June 10th, 2022, after spending three days in the beautiful Luleå we took an afternoon train to Kiruna, the northernmost town in Kingdom of Sweden, located at the north of the Arctic circle. The journey...

Learning from the ground: Why geosciences matter for future generations

Learning from the ground: Why geosciences matter for future generations

The basic aim of this conference is to emphasise the importance of geosciences for future generations. Topics which have high relevance and interest nowadays will be discussed and the gender aspects of geo-professions will also be touched on.
The conference welcomes school students, educators, policy makers, media representatives and anybody else interested in Earth sciences. Please note that this is a physical event which will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 6 October 2022.

Photo credits:

W. J. Evert van de Graaff, EAGE/EFG, 2017.  |  Angus, EAGE / EFG, 2018. |  Johannes Klaver, EAGE / EFG, 2016.  |  Luthje, EAGE / EFG, 2018.