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ICG researcher at the Female Knowledge Festival

PosterPosterICG member Claudia Maraston was invited to the first regional festival of "Female Knowledge" in northern Italy. The event, lasting two days and sponsored by the City Council, the regional council, the Illy Caffe' enterprise and the European Community, aimed at gathering successful female experts in various fields of knowledge, spanning from medicine to literature to academics, to tell their experience and answer questions from the public. Hosted in the city theatre, the event gathered hundreds of participants. The picture below shows four out of the eight invited speakers, from left to right: Marilena Capat, who writes best-selling turistic guides out of her own experience in european capitals, and lives in London; Miriam Blasich, cartoonist, who describes via cartoon the ancient traditions of the north-east and Istria using modern figures and language; Claudia Maraston (ICG), world-renowned astrophysicist; Marina Bortul, oncological surgeon, Head of the Surgeon Clinic of the Trieste hospital and full professor at the University. Female talentsFemale talents