2017

Presentations

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How DFG is leveraging female researchers through the Research-Oriented Standards of Gender Equality

Within the modern day world of research and academia, gender equality is lagging. In Germany, women make up 50 per cent of graduates and 45 per cent of doctorates, but they only hold 22 per cent of senior professorships. Even with their significant contribution to scientific research, female researchers are not receiving the recognition they … Continued

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A Toolkit for Implementing Gender-Responsive Procurement Programs in Corporations

  Entrepreneurship is a challenge for all individuals. It requires social capital, extensive financing and confidence that each individual involved has the knowledge and experience necessary to run a business. However, when women attempt to participate in the formal economy, the barriers to entry are even higher. Due to socio-cultural expectations, institutional bias and lack … Continued

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How is the Gender Unit at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya tackling gender inequality in STEM?

In the last of our interviews with key speakers who presented at SGEC 8th -9th June 2017, Sergi Fàbregues discusses how the Gender Unit at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is tackling gender inequality in STEM.     Sergi Fàbregues is Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Education at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain. He holds … Continued

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How is gender imbalance weakening the higher education system?

Dr Sally Everett discusses unconscious bias when it comes to the concept of a good leader, in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017     Dr Sally Everett is Deputy Dean (Quality and Student Experience) at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU). She … Continued

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What are the key challenges facing female faculty?

      Dr Lynn Singer is Deputy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Psychology at the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), US. She has directed a number of large research programmes, including a 19-year study of high-risk, preterm infants with … Continued

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The University of California Davis’s ADVANCE programme’s efforts to increase the representation of female faculty

  Linda P. B. Katehi talks about the University of California Davis’s ADVANCE programme’s efforts to increase the representation of female faculty, in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017   Linda Katehi is Chancellor Emerita, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Women and Gender Studies … Continued

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The Rochester Institute of Technology’s AdvanceRIT project and how women can counter bias

  Dr Margaret Bailey talks about the Rochester Institute of Technology’s AdvanceRIT project and how women can counter bias in the next of our interviews with key speakers presenting at SGEC 8th-9th June 2017   Dr Margaret Bailey is the principal investigator (PI) and director for the NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation project, AdvanceRIT. The goal … Continued

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