Gender Equality

Gender Equality

The SFB1381 undertakes various measures to promote equal opportunity for women and men.

In order to foster the career of young female researchers, the SFB 1381 offers

  • individual coaching for female junior researchers,
  • workshops on presentation, voice training, gender sensitization etc.,
  • regularly meetings within the SFB in order to share experiences and give hints,
  • personal consultation at annual retreat and on-demand.

The SFB 1381 also offers different measures to improve the compatibility of family and academic career:

  • Individual childcare solutions on evenings and weekends as well as during conferences organized by the SFB 1381
  • Babysitting/childcare during conferences, holidays of childcare facilities and sick leave
  • Family-friendly scheduling of meetings and seminars
  • Box with toys for children in order to bridge childcare gaps
  • Student assistants who support parents and those caring for family members