Universiteit Leiden

nl en


Women and Girls in Science Day

Saturday 9 February 2019
Gorlaeus Building
Einsteinweg 55
2333 CC Leiden
Experience the fun of science together!

On Saturday 9 February we will celebrate the UN-proclaimed International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019 in Leiden!

At this day, the Leiden University Faculty of Science and Leiden Institute of Physics, National expert organization on girls/women and science/technology VHTO and NOVA will collaborate to organise a festive day for (female) scientists and (PhD, university and high school) students. Also graduates (as well as their daughters and grand-daughters) are cordially invited to attend the event.

We hope to celebrate this day with you. Therefore everybody is welcome: women and men, yound and old! Enjoy this day with prominent speakers, fun workshops and experiments and other cheerful activities.

Note: The official language on the Women & Girls in Science Day is Dutch.

Provisional programme

Time Programme part
09:30 Registration and entry
10:00 Opening by Jacqueline Prins, Director Emancipation at the Ministery of Education, Culture and Science, aided by science ladies of all ages
10:30 Interactive presentation by Robbert Dijkgraaf
11:00 Start of workshops and activities
12:30 Lunch
13:00 Presentation by Felienne Hermans
13:30 Presentation by Ewine van Dishoeck about choosing and owning your career
14:00 End Women and Girls in Science Day



This website uses cookies.  More information.