WIA-E Barcelona is organizing a family day on February 11, coinciding with the International Day of Girls and Women in Science, in Lleida. With talks, astronomical observations, workshops...

Day of Girls and Women in Space
Day of Girls and Women in Space. 2023. Font: Barcelona – Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E). License: All rights reserved.


"Your dreams can reach space" by Abril, Martina and Eliana, from the Womentechmakers Lleida group and Andreu Ibàñez, coordinator of PERA (Aerospace Speaker)

The presentation will detail the project developed by the Ponent Aerospace group which consists of the first game to be played against a satellite, Space Chess. It has been developed by students from the TIC Laboratories of the Agrobiotech Park in Lleida, within the PERA group, and is a mobile and web application that allows you to play community games against a satellite that will be launched into space in a next Space X mission.


"Build your story without limits" by Mar Porras.

Psychologist by training and STEM Woman by profession, she has more than 30 years of experience in the marketing team of the multinational STEM sector Ricoh. He currently leads different marketing processes. ICT Woman Award 2022 as Best Disseminator

"AD ASTRA: Between Earth and Space" by Jeimmy Nataly Buitrago

PhD student in Aerospace Science and Technology at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Amelia Earhart Fellowship 2022 scholarship, COLFUTURO scholarship and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Colombia 2021.


"The Earth and the Sun" by Kike Herrero (Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia)

In this family workshop, young and old can enjoy various educational activities that will allow us to understand basic concepts of astronomy, such as the movements of the Earth, or how our star, the Sun, works. We will start by looking at a scale model of the Earth, with which we will talk about the changes of day and night, the seasons and sundials. Finally, we will end up observing the Sun live through a telescope.

"Room Escape: In search of the treasure" organized by Women in Aerospace Europe Barcelona (WIA-E BCN)

A small experience where knowledge and intelligence will take you on a starry journey. We will put hidden clues in the environment and you will have to find the treasure. Don't be fooled!