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Global Activity

International Joint Survey in Asia and the Pacific Region

Conduct a series of international surveys on the gender barrier perception in STEM
in APNN member countries since 2014.

Construct a basic quantitative statistical database
through in-depth and comparative analysis among APNN members

Publication

Organizing the Policy Forum

Meeting of Asia and Pacific Women in Science and Technology (MAPWiST)

Host a policy forum biennially (or triennially) to expand the outcomes of the joint international survey and establish a policy development roadmap for female scientists/engineers

MAPWiST History

2019
2017
2014
1. 2019 MAPWiST
2019 MAPWiST table
Date & Venue
Aug. 9, 2019, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Co-host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
Looking Back for a Great Leap Forward
Participants
165 participants form 26 countries
Keynote Speaker
Program Table
Name Affiliation Title
Chiara BRONCHI Asian Development Bank Women in STEM in the Asia Pacific: Charting a Gender Transformative Future
Roberta PATONO European Commission Gender Equality in Research and Innovation: the European Perspective
Pannel Discussion
Gender Barriers in Science and Engineering in Asia & Pacific Regions
Program Table
Role Name Affiliation
Chair Kong-Ju-Bock LEE Ewha Womans Univ., Korea
Pannel Chia Li WU TWiST, Taiwan
Kumi NITTA JNWES, Japan
Undran CHINBAT WSTEM, Mongolia
Jni RAJBAMSH WISE-Nepal, Nepal
Mijeong UM STEPI, Korea
Haryoung POO KRIBB, Korea

2. Korea-ASEAN Women in STEM Forum
Date & Venue
Nov. 21, 2019, BEXCO, Busan
Host
KWSE & WISET (Center for Women IN Science, Engineering and Technology)
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
Empowering Women in STEM Networks for the Sustainable Betterment
of Asian Economy
Participants
141 participants form 12 countries
Invited Speaker
Invited Speaker Table
Name Affiliation Title
Ayako INAGAKI Asian Development Bank Women in STEM in Asia
Pannel Discussion
What Can We Do to Strengthen International Cooperation
among Korea and ASEAN Countires?
Pannel Discussion: What Can We Do to Strengthen International Cooperation among Korea and ASEAN Countires? Table
Name Affiliation
Chair Jung Sun KIM Dongseo Univ., Korea
Pannel Htay Htay Win Fed.MES, Myanmar
Le Thi KHANH VAFIW, Vietnam
Juana TAPEL PTC Women Engineers Network, Philippines
Wai Yie LEONG IEM Women Engineers Section, Malaysia
Supatcha CHAIMATANAN GISTDA, Thailand
Hyun-Ok KIM KARI, Korea
1. 2017 MAPWiST
2017 MAPWiST table
Date & Venue
Sept. 2, 2017, The Plaza Hotel, Korea
Host
KWSE
Sponsor
Ministry of Science and ICT
Theme
Mapping the Future of Women in STEM in Asia and the Pacific Nations
Keynote Speach
Program Table
Name Affiliation Title
Kong-Ju-Bok LEE Ewha Womans Univ. Balanced Development of Human Resources in STEM for the Future of Artificial Intelligence
Invited Lecture
Invitd Lecture Table
Name Affiliation Title
Caroline Belan MENAGIER Universit Confdérale Léonard de Vinci Implementing Gender Policies in Higher Education Institutions: Obstacles and Levers
Yanghee KIM Gender & Leadership Gender Barriers Perceived and Rxperienced by Women Scientists and Engineers among APNN Member Countries
Open Discussion
Open Discussion Table
Role Name Affiliation
Chair Miray OHM Dongseo Univ, Korea
Pannel Fumie TAKEI NDMC, Japan
Jun HADA WISE-epal, Nepal
Li-Ling TSAI NKNU, Taiwan
Ariunbolor PURVEE MUST, Mongolia
1. 2014 MAPWiST
2014 MAPWiST table
Date & Venue
Jul. 31, 2014, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Host
KWSE
Co-host
INWES
Sponsor
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Theme
Action Plans towards Gender Equality in STEM for Asia and the Pacific Nations
Keynote Speach
Program Table
Name Affiliation Title
Martin SCHAAPER UNESCO Women in Science: What Do the Data Tell Us?
Margartet JARVIE Univ. of Waterloo Innovation in Education: The University of Waterloo’s co-operatvie Education Program
Policy Workshop
Survey on Key Issues for STEM Professionals & Action Plan towards Gender Equality in STEM
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