Transcription – International Day of Women and Girls in Science
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.