Women in GI

Making equality a reality

We strengthen the voice of Women in GI

We strive for equality of opportunity and inclusion for members of all genders, ages, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and experiences. We are dedicated to increase the participation and visibility of Women in GI. We encourage Women in GI to network and strengthen their voice. Join the community!

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Three women are making history on UEG Council!

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Representation of women in GI

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Get inspired by role models and successful Women in GI

Carolina Ciacci

UEG Equality & Diversity Task Force Member

“My motto is: The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. (JM Keynes)"

Professor of Gastroenterology, University of Salerno, Italy. Head of The Specialty School of Gastrointestinal Diseases and Endoscopy, School of Medicine, University of Salerno, Italy. Head of the Gastroenterology Unit, University Hospital San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d'Aragona, Salerno, Italy.

Wafaa Khannoussi

Wafaa Khannoussi

Chair UEG Quality of Care Task Force

"Never say no to learn everything you can, never turn down an opportunity to develop new skills, you never know when you are going to need it."

Professor of Hepato-gastroenterology, Medical school at Mohammed 1st University, Oujda, Morocco. Senior gastroenterologist and GI endoscopist, Mohammed VI University Hospital, Oujda, Morocco. 

Vita Skuja

UEG Young Talent Group Member

"Know your values and set your priorities straight. Always. If you don't - someone else will do this for you!"

Medical Doctor at Riga Stradins University, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Clinic

Dina Tiniakos

Dina Tiniakos

Chair UEG Equality & Diversity Task Force

"Follow your dreams without thinking about family-career balance as this will come naturally when you are content and assertive."

Professor of Pathology & Head of Department of Pathology, Aretaieion Hospital, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. Translational & Clinical Research Institute, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, UK. 

Nurdan Tözün

Former Chair UEG Equality & Diversity Task Force (2016-2019)

"Follow your dreams and never give up. Always be positive and patient. Make a difference. Have a “B plan” ready to use when the master plan fails."

Professor of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology & Head of the Gastroenterology Department at Acibadem University School of Medicine, Altunizade Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Association Management
Andrea Nowak
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