International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Minister Duncan, Minister Ng and Minister Bains invite you to use #ChooseScience on all your platforms to show Canadian girls that science is for everyone.

Transcription – International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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BAINS: February 11th is the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

[Text on screen: The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport]

DUNCAN: This year, we are celebrating the amazing scientific achievements of Canadian women, including a Nobel Prize win in physics.

[Text on screen: The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion]

NG: At the same time, we are working hard to get more Canadian girls and young women excited about pursuing careers in science.

BAINS: Because diversity makes science stronger…

DUNCAN: And strong science is good for Canada…

NG: And empowering women is good for us all!

[Text on screen: #CHOOSESCIENCE]

DUNCAN: So this February 11th, use our #ChooseScience hashtag on all your platforms to show Canadian girls that science is for everyone.

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