25 Jun 2018

The June issue of the Diversity Office newsletter is now published, pelase find it here.

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22 Jun 2018

On 1 July 2018, Geneviève Guinot, CERN Diversity Programme Leader, will hand over the baton to her successor, Louise Carvalho, Legal Adviser in the Human Resources department.


14 Jun 2018

On 5 June 2018, the Diversity Office organised a workshop, inviting scholars and field experts from OECD, UNIGE and IOP and presenting on its own activity, on the topic of Gender Equality in Education.


02 Jun 2018

On 29 May, Symmetry magazine published the article "Approaching disability like a scientist" presenting the perspective of scientists with disabilities and interviewing, among other, CERN's Diversity Office, as well as physicist Claire Malone who who worked within the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN in the past, and sociologist Tom Shakespeare. Read Symmetry's article here.


28 May 2018

The 27th Quark Matter conference took place in Venice on 14 - 19 May. The conference, which welcomed 900 participants this year, brings together theoretical and experimental physicists from around the world to discuss new developments in physics.


03 May 2018

The CERN Diversity Office is rolling out a module on Gender Inclusive Teaching in National Teacher Programmes. In this framework, it organises a two-hour workshop with scholars and field experts on 5 June 2018 in Council Chamber, at CERN.


27 Apr 2018

On 26 April 2018, over 150 girls participated in a variety of interactive workshops and mentoring sessions at ITU headquarters in Geneva, centered around the theme “Expand horizons, change attitudes.”  These local school girls, aged 13 to 17, learned all about the latest technologies and acquired important digital skills and technical tools that can be used in their daily lives.


17 Apr 2018

CERN develops and hosts various activities to encourage female students to take up science subjects and women to enter the fields of science, technology and engineering. The Django Girls workshop that took place on 23 and 24 March at CERN’s IdeaSquare is the latest such initiative.


20 Mar 2018

CERN hosted the fourth Spouse Welcome, on 20 March, welcoming spouses and partners of CERN employed members of personnel, as well as of CERN Administrative, Technical and Doctoral students, on site.


07 Mar 2018

8 March is International Women's Day, an occasion celebrated by the United Nations since 1975, and first observed as National Woman's Day in the United States on 28 February 1909. 8 March is now celebrated in numerous countries around the world. This year's International Women's day topic is "Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives".


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