Al Ain forum to discuss women’s role in geology

The Third International Conference on Engineering Geophysics will be held in Al Ain from November 15 to 18 and will include a discussion on women's role in geology.

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AL AIN // Women’s role in geological sciences will be among the topics discussed at a forum starting on Sunday in Al Ain.

The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children is sponsoring a talk at the Third International Conference on Engineering Geophysics, which runs until Wednesday. The talk will discuss equality between men and women in jobs, salaries and professional development in the field.

Afra Al Basti, director general of the foundation, said the event is aimed at protecting women and promoting their dignity in the field, starting by improving their role in society.

The event is co-organised by UAE University and Al Ain Municipality.