The IAHR task force on Strengthening Gender Equity is pleased to present the IAHR Women’s Voices video series project led by IAHR Member Verónica León from IAHR Venezuela YPN. The Women’s Voices video series provide the opportunity to IAHR women members to introduce themselves and their background, explain why it is important to them to work in the hydro-environmental field, the challenges they are confronted with, and reflect about specific research topics or actual events such as COVID-19, floods, droughts, the world congress, etc.
Verónica León, young professional member of the IAHR Venezuela YPN currently working with the flood risk prevention authorities in Toulouse, France, introduces the purpose of this video series and invites you to participate. Raise your voice! Join the IAHR Women’s Voices video series. Contact Verónica León at firstname.lastname@example.org to add your voice.
Silke Wieprecht, vice-president of IAHR and chair of the task force on Strengthening Gender Equity, invites you to join this project aimed at elevating women’s voices within and beyond IAHR.
In this video, Beatriz Negreiros, a civil engineering graduate from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, who was awarded a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to complete her studies in Water Resources Engineering and Management (WAREM) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, introduces her career and experience as a research assistant working for over a year at the Institute of Modelling Hydraulic and Environmental Systems at the University of Stuttgart and lays out the challenges that women working in engineering and research are confronted with.