Resources and Opportunities - Workplace Culture
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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A significant culture shift in workplaces is critical in creating gender equity in STEM. A variety of actions to achieve this shift are being undertaken across the STEM sector. STEM Women has built a collection of practical resources and case studies to assist your organisation in creating this change.This collection aligns with Opportunity 3 Culture: inclusive and respectful workplaces, in the Women in STEM Decadal Plan. Learn more about the decadal plan .
How gendered harassment affects women in male-dominated industries
Male-dominated industries such as investment management, automotive trades and airline piloting expose women to daily gender-based harassment. Gender-based harassment is not necessarily sexual in nature, but is targeted based on the gender of the victim. Click below to find out more about gender-based harassment, and what the research shows.
Order of Australia award nominations now open
Until 01 Jan 2021
Nominations are open for the Order of Australia – this year the office of the Governor General has reached out to us to help to encourage your nominations: “it is up to all of us to ensure our national awards system represents our diversity - across gender, cultural backgrounds and categories of endeavour.”
2021 ATSE Awards nominations now open
Until 18 Jan 2021
The annual ATSE Awards celebrate Australians who change the world with their extraordinary contributions to science and technology. Nominations for the 2021 award round are now open. This year ATSE is particularly encouraging nominees who are from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM, including women and those with Indigenous heritage.
Inclusion for LGBTQIA+ scientists in the workplace
Many LGBTQIA+ scientists feel invisible within their institutions, this article explores lived experience and outlines the importance of recognizing and celebrating LGBTQIA+ identities in the workplace to support mental health and career advancement.
International survey of parenthood and career progression in STEMM
Mothers in Science is an international research group investigating the effects of parenthood on career progression in STEMM fields. The researchers are looking for data from people of any gender working in STEMM, with or without children, at any career stage.
Safe fieldwork strategies for at-risk individuals, supervisors and institutions
Researchers who are at-risk due to their race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and/or religion face immediate threat and long term prejudice. This thoughtful article outlines risk mitigation strategies to keep all researchers safer in the field.
Disrupting the System – Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Male Champions of Change has released a report on organizational approached to preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, recommending that the prevention of sexual harassment be a key point of accountability for Boards, CEOs and Executive teams.