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NWO Insight Out event | Connecting women in STEM

  • 2 November 2023 until 16 November 2023
  • Online & Van der Valk Utrecht

NWO Insight Out is a career and networking event for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines. On three consecutive Thursdays in November 2023, guided by various topical themes, a platform will be provided for women to connect with each other. This event provides an opportunity for women to meet others, learn and inspire each other across organizational boundaries and career stages. By offering a variety of live and online plenary presentations, panel discussions, workshops and networking activities, the event strives to provide a perspective for women aspiring a career in STEM.

Mark your calendar

- 2 November 2023 | 13:00 – 15:15 | online event 1
- 9 November 2023 | 13:00 – 15:00 | online event 2
- 16 November 2023 | 09:30 – 18:00 | live event @ Van der Valk Utrecht


Insight Out will be hosted by Dr. Nikita Sajeev. In addition, we proudly present a little preview of the speakers and workshop leaders:
• The Science Talk
• Charisma Hehakaya
• Margriet van der Heijden
• Mothers in Science
• Anna Schueth
• Maria Sovago


This year’s themes are ‘Navigating the Dutch academic system’, ‘Work-life balance (including Mental Health and Mothers in STEM)’, ‘Social safety in the workplace’ and ‘Connecting in your working environment’.

Practical information

Entrance fee: €25,- (for all three days combined). The language of the conference will be English. Further information about the programme and workshops will follow soon. Registration is expected to open at the end of summer. 


Insight Out is organised by NWO, with input from LNVH, ECHO, de Jonge Akademie, PNN, PostdocNL and Young Academy Europe.

More information

Visit the NWO website for more information, a detailed description of the themes and a retrospective of the last edition.

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