Tbilisi: An event dedicated to the International Day of Scientific Women and Girls was held in the Tbilisi City Council Hall. The event had in attendance the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Nunu Mitskevich. Along with Mickiewicz, the Deputy Chairman of the City Council, Tinatin Nibloshvili also marked his presence at the event.
During the event, Deputy Minister Nunu Mitskevich spoke about the importance of the International Day of Scientist Women and Girls. Mitskevich also congratulated women scientists on this special dedicated to the acknowledgement of their contributions to the field of science.
The Deputy Minister thanked women, scientists, for their invaluable contribution to science development in Georgia. As he noted, Georgia has a number of outstanding female scientists who have repeatedly named the country in the international arena. At the end of the conversation, Nunu Mitskevich again thanked the female scientists and wished them success in their professional endeavours in future.
The event was also attended by Zaza Maruashvili, Deputy Head of the Department of Higher Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, members of the Tbilisi City Council, representatives of the scientific community and other invited guests.
After the award ceremony, Nunu Mickiewicz and Tinatin Nibloshvili discussed initiatives and projects that are planned to be implemented in support of Georgian science and discussed prospects for future cooperation.
Notably, February 11 was declared as The International Day of Scientific Women and Girls in 2015 by the UN General Assembly. The main aim of celebrating this day is to popularise the equality of development of women in the fields of science and education. It provides a motivation to the women to participate and contribute towards the development of science and technology in Georgia.
The Georgian Women look up to the women scientists that have already been making a difference in the technological areas of the country.