Contribute to research into the impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce.

The Australian Academy of Science is seeking participants in a survey researching the impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce in Asia–Pacific—and they need your help.

Professionals of all genders working in higher education, research, government, industry sectors, as well as STEM entrepreneurs from across the Asia-Pacific are invited to share your personal stories.

The researchers want to hear insights and experiences about the challenges faced by you and/or your organisation due to the pandemic.

This survey is part of the project ‘Impact of COVID-19 on women in the STEM workforce, Asia-Pacific’ conducted by the Australian Academy of Science, funded by the Australian Government through the Regional Collaborations Programme. Submissions are requested before March 31st.

If you are interested in participating you will find the survey here.

You are also invited to contribute personal stories for this project. If you are interested in sharing your stories relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, please read the submission form for more information.

The Academy encourages you to share this widely among your peers and networks.

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