Bridging the Gender Gap: Women and Girls in Space Tech

Bridging the Gender Gap: Women and Girls in Space Tech

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UNOOSA and the Permanent Mission of Israel in Vienna have organized a side event during the 2023 Scientific and Technical Subcommittee to showcase the experience and work of young women and girls with space technologies.

The event is on 9 February from 13:00 to 14:00 CET. Participation is available online at:

Introductory remarks will be given by Niklas Hedman, UNOOSA Acting Director, and a high-level representative of the Permanent Mission of Israel in Vienna. The event will include an update on UNOOSA Space4Women programme. 


Introductory remarks

  • Niklas Hedamn, Acting Director of UNOOSA
  • High-level representative of Israel


  • Veronica Cesco, Associate Programme Officer, UNOOSA
  • Noa Yaroker, Participant of She Space International 2022
  • Miriam Michael, Engineer, Project Management, Canadian Space Agency
  • Karina Berbert Bruno, UNOOSA Space4Youth Competition Winner
  • Albina Turakpayeva, Participant of UNICEF UniSat+ programme