Interview of the Month: KOFRAH/CODEFUHES – Switzerland (07/2016)

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one member association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here   Our member for June is the Swiss association KOFRAH/CODEFUHES.             For KOFRAH/CODEFUEHES, Brigitte Mantilleri, president and also director of the Equal opportunities office of the University of Geneva has ...
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Why science needs women and men: International Innovation

  Originally published on International Innovation   Gender equality and diversity is integral to scientific excellence, says Dr Jim Smith, Director of Research at the Francis Crick Institute and Deputy Chief Executive and Chief of Strategy at the Medical Research Council, which is why men should also be championing the issue.   You are responsible for gender dive...
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The Data on Diversity: review article

Originally posted in Communications of the ACM."People working together can achieve more than they can alone; this is a fundamental principle upon which organizations are founded. Social scientists have shown that teams and organizations whose members are heterogeneous in meaningful ways, for example, in skill set, education, work experiences, perspectives on a problem, cultural orientation, and s...
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Diversity: New Ways in Computer Science Education

Call for Papers Integration of Gender and Diversity in STEM-subjects in Higher Education Final Conference TU Berlin, November 21-22, 2013 Computer science as a relatively young subject has changed during the last decades like no other scientific discipline. And like hardly any other discipline its developments influence our daily lives. Starting out as an application-subject of math, com...
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Women, research and universities: excellence without gender bias

  Main authors: Katrien Maes, Chief Policy Officer of LERU, Jadranka Gvozdanovic, Head of the Gender Equality Commission at the Universität Heidelberg, Simone Buitendijk, Vice-Rector at the Universiteit Leiden, Ingalill Rahm Hallberg, Former Vice-Rector at Lunds universitet, Brigitte Mantilleri, Head of the Unit for Gender and Equality at the Université de GenèveA powerful and internation...
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CERN Graduate Fellowship position / Diversity studies at CERN

"In keeping with its international and increasingly global character, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has recently appointed a Diversity Officer to develop and implement a policy that will promote awareness and adherence to diversity, one of the established values of the Organisation.In support of this new initiative, a position is now open to postgraduates in the framework o...
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