Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day is focused on promoting and proliferating full and equal access to opportunities and participation in science for women and girls, and is a reminder that women and girls play a critical role in science and technology communities, and in finding solutions to the largest and most complex problems faced by people all over the world.
To honour this important day and the goals it seeks to advance, Queen's University Library has put together a selection of research guides, resources, and exhibits which have been specifically selected for the subject of women and girls in the areas of Sceince, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of women and girls in science and continue to work for full and equal access and participation for all.
The Engineering and Science unit has created a Women in STEM guide which seeks to honour some of our own and provide resources for anyone who wants to know more or is seeking support in their work. In addition, please see the featured collection on STEM Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigenous resources. This collection highlights just some of the books and media from the much larger STEM Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigenous Resources Collection, which is housed on the 5th level of the Douglas Library.
The Education Library has selected recent children's books and library resources that celebrate women in STEM. Discover more about International Day of Women and Girls in Science by checking out the online book display gallery ("Books for Women in STEM Day") in our Intermediate Senior Science LibGuide
The print display at the Education Library also features a variety of children's books that showcase women in STEM. Check out our print collection at the Education Library if you are on campus!