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.
Millennial Leadership Program
Until 26 Feb 2020
The Millennial Leadership Program is a 12 month course designed to develop the core skills you need to get ahead as a Millennial Leader. Delivered through a three day bootcamp and fortnightly webinars, participants get to embed leadership habits, refine their communication through leadership coaching, and surround themselves with a supportive mentoring peer group of fellow aspiring leaders.
Franklin Women Impact Report
From 10 Dec 2020 to 10 Dec 2020
Franklin Women is launching their 5-year impact report via a mixed online and in-person event. You are invited to join Franklin Women in celebrating their successes and be inspired by the progress made throughout the journey.
ASTRO 3D Guide for Inclusive Meetings
The ASTRO 3D EDI Committee compiled a best-practice Guide for Inclusive Meetings. It includes suggestions for organisers of ASTRO 3D (and other) events that will help make the event equitable for gender and other forms of diversity, accessible for those with a disability, and inclusionary for all. It includes suggestions before the event (planning), during the event and after the event.
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.