Resources and Opportunities - Conferences and Events
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Conferences and events
Conferences and events can positively contribute to career progression in STEM and the advancement of scientific discovery. It is essential that these events enable and support the attendance and involvement of a diverse range of participants. STEM Women has built a collection of resources, tools, policies, examples and opportunities to assist you and your conference or event on its gender equity journey.This collection aligns with strategic recommendation 4.1 of the Women in STEM Decadal Plan. Learn more about the decadal plan.
Webinar: Reducing Stress and Building Resilience
On 15 Jul 2020
Franklin Women are offering a webinar featuring ‘R U OK?’ ambassador Chelsea Pottenger sharing tips for stress reduction, coping and enhanced productivity. The webinar will be held at 10.30 am AEST on 15 July and costs $14.50 for members or $35 for guests.
Women in BrainStim database
This database provides the details of female scientists working in the brain stimulation field, including their research interests and achievements. The database can be used to help conference organizers, journal editors, universities and other institutions to identify appropriately qualified female scientists to speak at conferences, join editorial boards, participate in advisory groups and on committees.
Speaking out about gender imbalance in invited speakers improves diversity
Omissions of qualified women scientists from major meeting programs continue to occur despite a surge in articles indicating persistent gender-discriminatory practices in hiring and promotion, and calls for gender balance in conference organizing committees.