Gender Symposium 2020: The researcher journey through a gender lens

 

Elsevier invites you to attend the Gender Symposium 2020: The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens — a forum for leaders and representatives from higher education, funders, professional organizations, and policymakers with a deep interest in advancing gender equity and promoting more inclusive research. This Symposium will take place in Washington, March 18, 2020.

 

This information-rich event is also an opportunity to hear the findings from Elsevier’s most recent global gender report, “The researcher journey through a gender lens: A global examination of research participation, career progression and perceptions.

The report draws on a collection of Elsevier’s high-quality data sources and analytics expertise. It is designed to serve as a vehicle for understanding the role gender plays within the global research enterprise.

 

Program content highlights

 

Keynote Presentation

Gender Diversity in the Scientific Workforce: NIH Approach to Inclusive Excellence, Hannah Valantine, MD, MRCP, FACC, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Valantine will describe NIH’s current approach and activities related to enhancing scientific workforce diversity. She will present on topics related to:

  • Career journey
  • Scientific case for diversity
  • Challenges to achieving inclusive excellence
  • Sustaining workforce diversity

 

New Findings

Presentation of the findings from Elsevier’s latest research report: The researcher journey through a gender lens: A global examination of research participation, career progression and perceptions

Panel Discussions

  • Organizational Perspectives on Gender Diversity & Equality
  • Sex & Gender Dimension of Research in Medicine
  • Computer Science, AI & Gender

 

For full information about the program please see the program page.

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