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Seminar: Gender balance in Committees

Thu
4
Mar
Time Thursday 4 March, 2021 at 13:00 - 16:00
Place Zoom

Promoting gender-balanced participation in decision-making at Swedish universities and equal numbers of women and men in committees have long been encouraged. But, more effective methods need to be identified and implemented for promoting equal conditions.

Instead of focusing only on leveling out numerical differences in the composition of reference groups, experts and such, also more qualitative aspects need to be considered.

The goal of this seminar is to highlight different aspects of gender balance in committees with invited speakers representing main aspects on the process of appointing committee members, as well as consequences both on the individual level and for the organization.

Invited speakers are:

• Mikael Elofsson, dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Umeå University
• Nina Wormbs, professor, KTH
• Malin Rönnblom, professor, Karlstad University
• Ulrika Haake, professor, Umeå University

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Link to the seminar: https://umu.zoom.us/j/66980482756?pwd=SVQxM2pwdnRDK2xUakZYN2hPRWVxUT09

Passcode: 756751

No pre-registration needed.

Event type: Seminar
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