联合国妇女署“联合国妇女创业加速器（WEA）”负责人梅拉尔古泽尔（Meral Guzel）分享了WEA通过加强女性科技人才能力建设，促进多个联合国可持续发展目标所做的贡献。葡萄牙创新、商业咨询与促进协会（SPI）董事、欧盟研究与创新中心(ENRICH)项目负责人萨拉·麦迪娜博士（Sara Medina），详细分析了欧盟创业能力框架对女性创业人员的扶持政策。深圳大学心理学院副教授王腊梅博士分享了中国在激发女性科技人才创新创业等方面作出的巨大努力。
Chinese Social Organizations Successfully Hosted the 2023 AAAS Annual Meeting
Special Forum in the United States for the First Time
Author: Jieni Guo, Secretary General, Beijing International Exchange Association
Organized by Beijing International Exchange Association, the 2023 AAAS scientific session “Female Sci-Tech Talents Capacity Building on Entrepreneurship” was successfully held on the morning of March 3 at the Washington Convention Center. Three experts from the U.S., Portugal, and China shared their experience on female entrepreneurship education and women empowerment from the perspective of realizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2050, the supporting system of female entrepreneurs within the EU’s Entrepreneurship Competence Framework, as well as China’s efforts on promoting the capacity building of female sci-tech talents.
Ms. Meral Guzel, Head of Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator at UN Women, shared the contribution of WEA in promoting several UN SDGs by strengthening the capacity of women in science and technology. Dr. Sara Medina, Board Member of Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) analyzed in detail the EU Entrepreneurship Competence Framework’s support policies for female entrepreneurs. Dr. Lamei Wang, Associate Professor at the College of Psychology from Shenzhen University and Visiting Scholar at Fairbank Center of Chinese Studies from Harvard University, shared the great efforts made by China in stimulating female sci-tech talents to innovate and start their own business.
As the organizer and moderator of the 2023 AAAS scientific session “Female Sci-Tech Talents Capacity Building on Entrepreneurship,” Dr. Jieni Guo, Secretary-General of Beijing International Exchange Association, mentioned that this event was the only one hosted by China at the AAAS Annual Meeting this year, with the support of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Science and Technology Section at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America, which was a first for a Chinese social organization to apply and successfully host a forum at the AAAS Annual Meeting.