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Dr. Taran is a Head of Plant Biology Department at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. President of Ukrainian non-governmental organisation “Women in Sciences”.Engaged in investigation of gender problems in science and education sector of Ukraine from 1998. She study gender parity among the gifted youth of Ukraine, especially the problem of girl’s “disappearance giftedness”.Participates in a number of projects with international organizations: FINuT & DAAD “Gender studious and Scientific -educational policy” (Kyiv, Ukraine, 2004), Global Fund for Women «Gender aspects of scientific career formation in Ukraine» (Paris,France, 2007). On behalf of NGO “Women in Science” at the (ESC) “Institute of biology and medecine” coordinates the creation of the Bank information data on Doctors and Candidates of Science gender balance in Ukraine. Was on the board of organization committee International conferences "Women in Science and education: Past, Present and Future" (1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011) in Ukraine.
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