HER - Women In Asia S3: EPISODE 5: We Are Science

Ready for round three? HER continues this winter! Like in the first two seasons, HER 3 portrays the lives of women from all spheres of Asian societies, featuring protagonists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. In each episode, three women give their perspectives on universal, existential and crucial topics. What challenges do women scientist face, what stories do female politicians have to tell, and waht impact do migration and poverty have on women? Find out on HER - Women in Asia.

Even though there has been tremendous progress in the number of women participating in higher education, women and girls make up only a minority in science. They are still often directed away from science subjects growing up, limiting their preparation and opportunities to go into these field as adults. That needs to change. The role of women and girls in science is important and indispensable.