GS3 Speakers

Dr Nadia Ghazzali

Nadia Ghazzali, Gender Summit speaker (GS3NA)

Full Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Université Laval, Canada.

Nadia Ghazzali PhD is a Full Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Université Laval in Quebec City in Canada. In 2012, she was appointed as the new President of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières), by the Council of Ministers of Quebec, Canada. Professor Ghazzali is also NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (Quebec Region). She is based at the Département de mathématiques et d’informatique
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.

Professor Ghazzali spoke about her role at WISE in stimulating young women’s interest in pursuing careers in science and engineering; understanding the main factors that influence girls’ career decisions; increasing women’s participation in positions of responsibility; and promoting a positive climate that encourages the recruitment of female students in science and engineering at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013.