The Polytechnic University of San Luis Potosí in conjunction with the General Studies Department organizes a series of lectures on gender equity every year as part of the commitment to the training of students and in order to make the university community aware of this issue. This year the lectures were held online on March 8th and 9th and were coordinated by the organizing committee made up of Erika Adriana Zúñiga Hernández, Rocío del Consuelo Delgado Rodríguez, Laura Virginia Robles Centeno and Guadalupe Palmer de los Santos.
The lecture series had an attendance of more than 1,900 students from the different majors: Telematics Engineering – Networks and Telecommunications – (ITEM-IRTEL), Information Technology Engineering (ITI), Manufacturing Technology Engineering (ITMA), Industrial Systems and Technologies Engineering (ISTI), Bachelor of Business Studies (LAG) and Bachelor of International Marketing (LMI).
Speakers from international institutions, such as the University of the Basque Country and the Association of Women’s History and Gender Studies in Peru participated. At the national level, there were speakers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), Autonomous University of Querétaro (UAQ), Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA), University of the Valley of Mexico (UVM) Zapopan Campus, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), College of the Southern Border (ECOSUR), College of San Luis (COLSAN), Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí (UASLP) and Polytechnic University of San Luis Potosí.
It is important to highlight the participation of civil organizations, state institutions and companies such as Grupo Herdez, the Women’s Institute of the State of San Luis Potosí, the Organization for Girls and Second Chances.
The Polytechnic University of San Luis Potosí recognizes the essential work of students, teachers and collaborators in each of the areas in which they work.