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".


01 Mar 2018

On Monday 26 February, the Diversity Office held a seminar on the topic of workplace accessibility; in this framework, Jerome Cibadier, Adjoint Technique de la Déléguée Nationale pour le Handicap du Ministère Français des Armées was invited to give a lecture.


16 Feb 2018

The Diversity Newsletter for February 2018 has just been published, read it here.


15 Feb 2018

It has been over 20 years since the original CERN History Project concluded. On 1 and 2 February 2018, CERN hosted History Days, a workshop to chronicle the history of major scientific institutions including the CERN History project.


14 Feb 2018

How can we employ environmental nudges and people analytics to address inequalities?

On 7 February 2018, CERN Head of Human Resources, James Purvis took part in the “EnGENDERing Success in STEM” workshop, which was organised by Crédit Suisse and took place at EPFL.


09 Feb 2018

With 11 February marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female physicists, engineers and computer scientists from CERN and from Fermilab share their experiences of building a career in science. Which is this year’s focus? Women working in technology and computing!


06 Feb 2018

In November 2017, the eight EIROforum organisations established an ad hoc Working Group focusing on Diversity and Inclusiveness matters. This is the outcome of a proposal brought forward by CERN and ESO in May 2017.


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