Gender Diversity and Equality Workshop


09:00 - 12:00


Port Jeanne d'Arc

Meeting place

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The goal of this workshop is to raise the awareness of the benefits that gender diversity, equality and inclusion bring for scientific advancement and research culture.


This workshop will address the challenges, the statistics and the initiatives aimed at improving gender equality in the Swiss (Geo)science community.

Geoscientists of all genders, backgrounds and levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. Only with inclusion and understanding from everyone can we guide our community to true diversity and better science.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Angelika Kalt – Swiss National Science Foundation
  • Claire Somerville – Gender Centre, Graduate Institute of Geneva
  • Arzu Çöltekin – University of Applied Sciences and Arts, NW Switzerland
  • Daniela Hansen – ETHZ & Fix the Leaky Pipeline program

A report on gender diversity and equality in the Geosciences: an analyses of the Swiss Geoscience Meetings from 2003 to 2019 will be presented by its authors Francesca Piccoli & Giulia Guidobaldi


  • Geosciences
The Workshop will be held via video-conference
This Workshop is a side event of the SGM 2020
Languages: English