International Women’s Day — Shoot for the Moon

Mar 05, 2020, from 17:30 until 21:30, EPFL, Forum Rolex

EPFL Alumni and EPFL's Equal Opportunities Office invite you on the occasion of International Women’s Day, which will officially take place a few days later, to celebrate women of science and set off with them to conquer space on Thursday 5 March at the Forum Rolex. MARVEL will be present.

The event will showcase talented, passionate and inspiring women who are changing the rules of the game in the space industry. It will also showcase the School’s projects related to equality and provide an opportunity to network over a cocktail reception, in the presence of, among others:

  • Tatiana Benavides, Alumna SV’10, manager of the Swiss Space Center Hub at ETH Zurich
  • Chloé Carrière, EPFL student in Physics and president of the Space@yourService association
  • Muriel Richard, Lecturer EPFL & co-founder of ClearSpace
  • Claudia Binder, Dean of the ENAC School
  • Christelle Iliopoulos, Alumna EL’13, Signals Engineer, Centre National d’Études Spatiales
  • Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Full Professor at the Laboratory of Semiconductor Materials, president of EPFL WISH Foundation, member of ETH Women Professors Forum
  • Moderator: Aurore Amaudruz, Alumna SC’08, member of the executive board of Économie Région Lausanne


17h30 Doors open
18h00 Conference
20:00 Cocktail dinner and networking

The event is free of charge to all audiences from EPFL and beyond.
Registration is required.

MARVEL will be present with some information about its activities regarding equal opportunities, as the INSPIRE Potentials Master's fellowships.

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