Workshops seek to create motivating connections between female students and senior female representatives in STEM.
The NEA proposes a wide range of online and in-person courses and initiatives in nuclear-related fields.
NEA organised the first official visit to Ghana on 1-6 November 2023.
On 11-12 October 2023, the NEA Task Group on Improving the Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sector (GB-TG) met in Paris to discuss ongoing work and future activities.
The NEA workshop took place in Fukushima on 29-31 July.
The NEA participated in the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial in Goa, India.
Female scientists and engineers pioneered the nuclear and radiological fields, with leaders and innovators such as Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Lise Meitner, among many others, establishing the foundat...
38 OECD countries formally adopt the Recommendation of the Council on Improving the Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sector.
The NEA held its first Indigenous International Mentoring Workshop for female students in Ontario on 7-10 May 2023.
The Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy convened on 20-21 April in Paris.
NEA organises a mentoring workshop in the United Kingdom on International Women's Day.
NEA delegation participates in discussions at the Regulatory Information Conference in Washington D.C.
Improving gender balance in nuclear
International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023
As part of the NEA Global Forum on Nuclear Education, Science, Technology and Policy, the Rising Stars Programme leverages the weight of the Agency and the academic institutions to build new pipeline...
NEA Director-General Magwood shares his forecast for the biggest developments and challenges in the nuclear energy sector in 2023.
NEA forms Women in Nuclear Global Chapter
The three-day event was held at the ESIX University in Cherbourg, France with 15 female university and graduate students.
Gender balance policy framework approved
NEA Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy biannual meeting took place on 20-21 October 2022.
International Mentoring Workshop in Spain
The GB-TG discussed the latest data, actions and objectives as part of their mission to improve gender balance in the nuclear energy sector.
NEA hosted two workshops in Romania on 25-29 July 2022.
An NEA delegation led by Director-General William D. Magwood, IV, visited Japan from 18-24 July for a number of nuclear-energy focused meetings and events.
NEA Task Group on Improving the Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sector met to make progress on a forthcoming report on gender balance in the nuclear sector.
The NEA and Women in Nuclear (WiN) Globalco-organised a mentoring session for young professionals in Tokyo, Japan
The NEA’s ruling body the Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy met for its143rd biannual meeting in April 2022.
Efforts to retain knowledge, focus on human capital issues and stimulate technological innovation have thrived since 2019 with the launch of two major activities
NEA work on improving gender balance in the nuclear energy sector
Delegates to the NEA Task Group on Improving the Gender Balance in the Nuclear Sector met on 14 February 2022
Insights from the NEST Framework: A chat with Vera Verkhoturova, Project Leader of the NEST i‑graphite Radioactive Waste Management project
Despite the pandemic hindering international activities, the Global Forum on Nuclear Education, Science, Technology and Policy was launched in January 2021 and made steady progress throughout the yea...
In 2021, the NEA organised online workshops, webinars and mentoring sessions with policy makers, experts, academics and industry representatives in the nuclear energy sector, published data analyses ...
The work of the Nuclear Education, Skills and Technology (NEST) Framework during 2021.
In co-operation with the Nuclear and Radioactive Waste Agency of Romania the NEA organised a mentoring session with Romanian high school students.
The task group met virtually for the fourth high-level NEA meeting on improving gender balance.
The NEA is working with its member countries to promote gender balance and the development of female leaders in the nuclear energy sector so as to ensure a robust, diverse and sustainable nuclear wor...
“You can do it!” was the theme of the International Mentoring Workshop in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics held jointly by the NEA, the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Coop...
Public surveys on women’s experiences in the nuclear energy sector and the use of the AOP framework in radiation research and regulation.
The Council of Advisors to the Global Forum, comprising representatives from academic institutions in NEA member countries, convened on 28 June 2021 to formalise the operational model of the forum an...
Approximately 60 participants representing 20 academic institutions from NEA member countries and international organisations and networks met on 23 April 2021 for the first formal meeting conducted ...
The NEA convened a high-level meeting on 20 April 2021 to discuss survey instruments for data collection on women’s presence in the nuclear energy sector.
In follow-up to the first formal meeting of the group held on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in February, the NEA convened a second meeting on 25 March 2021 to discuss and explor...
NEA’s recognition of women scientists and engineers during the month of March continues as we speak with Véronique Rouyer, Head of the NEA Division of Nuclear Safety Technology and Regulation, about ...
In celebration of women during the month of March, we spoke with Rebecca Tadesse, Head of the NEA Division of Radioactive Waste Management and Decommissioning, about her views on gender balance and l...
Spotlight on the NEA’s women scientists
The NEA convened a second high-level working meeting on improving the gender balance in nuclear energy on 11-12 February 2021.
The 7th NEA International Mentoring Workshop in Science and Engineering was held virtually on 15-17 December 2020.
NEA Nuclear Education, Skills and Technology (NEST) Framework Management Board meeting, 16-18 September 2020.
Despite progress over the past decades, women remain under-represented in executive positions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Female students tend to do very well in math and sci...
In today’s society, the population of men and women is essentially equal in terms of numbers. However, in the domain of science and technology, which is part of the same society, this is not the case...
The NEA was pleased to welcome Ms Rumina Velshi, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), at its headquarters on 17 January 2020.
How do we encourage more women to enter the nuclear science and technology field?
The NEA held a WebChat with Dr Rita Baranwal, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Nuclear Energy in the United States Department of Energy (DOE).
Second exploratory meeting with faculty from universities, 23-24 January 2020
Exploratory Meeting on Improving the Gender Balance in Nuclear Energy, 10-11 December 2019
The NEA mentoring workshops are in line with the initiatives being undertaken by countries around the world to ensure that expertise is maintained in highly technical areas such as nuclear safety, ra...
Following its successful debut in July 2017, the NEA International Mentoring Workshop in Science and Engineering returned to Japan for the second year. Joshikai II for Future Scientists was held on 8...
Encouraging female scientists of the future was the focus of the international mentoring workshop held on 25-26 July 2017 by the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), in co‑operation with Japan's National Ins...