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Equity4es

Equity4es is an initiative born in spring 2021 within the Earth Sciences Department.

Meetings are held every first Friday of the month at 4 PM. Everyone is welcome to join. To subscribe, you can send an email to equity4es@bsc.es.

Working groups

  • awareness raising
  • Guidelines on how to write a job offer
  • Work-life balance

Context

It started when Bianca Mezzina sent an email to the department on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11/02/2021), mentioning the UN statistics: “less than 30% of researchers worldwide are women” and questioning the situation in the department.

Presentations Equity4es

Our first action was to make our own inventory, by sending a survey to the department and by presenting the results of our different working groups at the General department meeting on May 27, 2021. The presentation can be downloaded here.

We presented the current structuration of the group and our on-going actions during the department gathering event which took place at the Fabra Observatori on November 23, 2021. The presentation can be found here.

Seminars

A seminar given by Marta Macho has been organized in the CP group on November 24, 2021. The record of this seminar about “Gender discrimination in Science” is available

You can find also the associated slides here (both in Spanish). Here is a couple of slides summarizing the main points of the presentation in English.

working_groups/equity4es.txt · Last modified: 2021/11/25 16:01 by acarreri