Life as a scientist – Exhibitions at the Centro Diagnostico Italiano 2019

The exhibition “Life as a scientist” presents the faces and the competences of some of the greatest Italian women scientists, protagonists of the “100 women against stereotypes” project that was created to highlight female expertise in sectors still perceived as male dominated.

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Ten, one hundred, a thousand Centres in Palermo, the 2nd National Conference on City Suburbs  

Bracco Foundation and the municipality of Palermo organised in collaboration with Nesta Italia the Second National Conference on city suburbs “Ten, one hundred, a thousand Centres” in key sites in the city of Palermo (June 14, 2019).

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Felder Award: a call to bring back a young researcher to Italy

The Felder Award, launched by the Bracco Foundation on 25 February 2019, is an international call worth one million euros that has the aim of bringing back to Italy a talented young Italian researcher.

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Eventi / June 19, 2019

The "Art from inside" science and cultural heritage project reaches Brazil

Bracco Foundation is taking part in the international symposium “On the management, conservation and development of the artistic and cultural heritage” organised by the Italian Culture Institute of Rio de Janeiro together...

Eventi / 14.06.2019

2nd National Conference on suburbs: "Ten, a hundred, a thousand centres"

Bracco Foundation and the municipality of Palermo are promoting the second conference on suburbs: "Ten, a hundred, a thousand centres"on Friday, June 14th 2019 at the Santa Cecilia Theatre in Palermo.

Eventi / 18.05.2019

"Diventerò in Italy, Diventerò in the world": the seventh edition of our project for the young

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the La Scala Theatre (Milan, Italy) was the seventh edition of the presentation of the prizes and scholarships of "progettoDiventerò- Bracco Foundation for the young”, both geographic and...

Eventi / 19.03.2019

Conference "Why Europe? The word goes to expert women"

The project #100esperte, launched in 2016 to promote voices and faces of the female expertise, opens in 2019 to the field of international politics in collaboration with ISPI.

Eventi / 25 september 2018

Preview: the analysis and restoration project of the 1793 Storioni violin

On Tuesday, September 25 at 11:30 AM in Milan, in the Palazzo Visconti Teatrino, was the preview presentation to the Milanese press and public of a collaborative project between Bracco Foundation, the municipality of Cremona...
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    Life as a scientist – Exhibitions at the Centro Diagnostico Italiano 2019

    The exhibition “Life as a Scientist” is part of the “100 women against stereotypes” initiative, created in 2016 from the Pavia Observatory and the Association of female journalists Gi.U.Li.A, in collaboration with the Bracco Foundation and with the support of the European Commission’s Representation in Italy. Indeed, women are seldom consulted by the media as experts and the series of portraits “Life as a Scientist”, by acclaimed photographer Gerald Bruneau, was specifically commissioned to help overcome the bias often associated with the work of women in science and technology and to bring the general public closer to their achievements.

    "This exhibition highlights Italian female expertise in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as a key element for growth and progress and as a driving force of the excellent bilateral relations between Italy and the United States. It opens a window onto the daily lives of exceptional Italian women – biologists, chemists, engineers, astrophysicists, mathematicians, surgeons and computer scientists – who, through their work and accomplishments, are fostering the cultural shift needed to ensure that gender parity is achieved in every segment and sector of society” said Ambassador Armando Varricchio.

     

     

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Foundation is to create, promote and propagate expressions of culture, art and science, as a way to improve quality of life and social cohesion. Particular attention is paid to the role of women and the young in the various aspects of life. A multidisciplinary approach and integration between forms of knowledge are important qualitative criteria in both the planning and selection of partnerships.

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