“Defining your own path comes with challenges, and sometimes even judgements. But increasingly, people realise the effort it takes to combine multiple aspects of life, and they applaud your courage for doing so.”
Choosing the path of science and research can have many trajectories. To show a glimpse of what different science journeys can look like and inspire young girls to follow their passion for science, Research Luxembourg team players and the Ministry of Equality present season 2 of the series Women & Girls in Science: Meet empirical economist Cindy Lopes Bento, who balances two jobs in two countries – one at FNR as Head of Science of Science, and at KU Leuven as Professor – with family life.
Be brave – women in science: Research Luxembourg team players launch season 2 of video series in collaboration with the Ministry for Equality (MEGA) in Luxembourg
To showcase the many paths of women in science in Luxembourg, and to inspire young girls to pursue their passion for science, the institutions that form Research Luxembourg are launching a video series, in collaboration with MEGA, the Ministry for Equality in Luxembourg.
Choosing the path of science and research can have many trajectories. To show a glimpse of what different science journeys can look like, we selected 6 women in science in Luxembourg, each representing a different institution, scientific focus, background, and function. From PhD candidates, to science communicators, lab specialists and a professor, the options for a career in science are many.