Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 152

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Gender-Issue Program

The promotion of equal opportunities is an explicit commitment of all members and participating institutions of this CRC 152. We intend to intensify our efforts in making this CRC even more attractive for female researchers at all career stages - from the encouragement of female students and PhD candidates to pursue a scientific career to the active recruitment of young female researchers for independent research groups and their promotion to project leader position.

A CRC Gender Committee as well a Gender Equality Representative have been elected.

CRC Gender Committee:

  • Annette Nicke (associate CRC member, Munich)
  • Ingrid Boekhoff (associate CRC member, Munich)
  • Saskia Evers (PhD student, Homburg)
  • Katharina Jacob (PhD student, Munich)

Susanna Zierler (Munich) is the Liason Executive Board and Yvonne Schwarz (Homburg) was elected as  Gender Equality Representative.

Under the auspices of  Susanna Zierler and Yvonne Schwarz several annual career mentoring and self-development worshops for female scientists will take place in close collaboration with the local networks and the bureaus of women's affairs.

A CRC Women's Mentoring Committee has been elected:

The members of the above mentioned Mentoring Committee are experienced female scientists and they will support female junior researchers and advice them on career choices.