International Women’s Day 2024

Illustration by Lou Houngbedji

Illustration by Lou Houngbedji

To celebrate 2024 International Women’s Rights Day, the Office for Equal Opportunities (VPT), the EPFL Library, EPFL Alumni, its Women’s Club and Polyquity are joining forces to offer you a rich and original programme of events and activities, spread over several dates. 

2024 Programme

STEMinism : Women in Science / Les femmes dans la science: Selected documents suggested by the EPFL Library

📍 Library

Sciences, Feminine Plural: How Can Women Get Involved in Science and Technology ? Conference and round table (in French) organised by EPFL Alumni with Kathryn Hess, Gisou van der Goot and other outstanding women.

📍 Rolex Learning Center


Abolition of Patriarchy, A Silent Revolution? simultaneously with How To Be A Good Ally? Two breakfasts-discussions proposed by Polyquity.

📍 CO 010 et CO 011

Lactobacillus Is Not Just For Yogurt! Exploring Our Inner Ecosystems : Journey into the Vaginal Microbiota Diversity: by Prof. Laura Symul (UCLouvain).

📍 Forum Rolex

En 2024, ingénieure = ingénieur ? Round table (in French) moderated by Lola Saugy (president of EPFL Alumni Women Club).

📍 Forum Rolex

Sign-making and Screen-printing Workshop, proposed by Polyquity to get ready for the march in town at 6 pm.

📍 CM 1 106 


Organisation: Bureau de l’égalité des chances / Bibliothèque EPFL / EPFL Alumni / Polyquity / Mediacom Events

Pour toute question: Natasha Stegmann, Bureau de l’égalité