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01 Apr 2015

On Friday 27 March, Lucy Lockwood, Software Developer in HR and Chiara Bianchin, Post-Doc Research Physicist at ALICE spoke at the WomenTechmakers event, organized by Google to encourage women to pursue careers in science, engineering and technology.

The event was also an opportunity for CERN representatives to meet an international group of women from the field of computer science and promote CERN as an employer.


26 Mar 2015

CERN organised a session on gender equality at the First Annual Meeting of the FCC study in Washington D.C,  23 - 27 March 2015 . The goal was to set up a task force and define specific actions to achieve a gender balanced representation in all professional domains involved in the project.


25 Feb 2015

The Diversity Office published a onepager on support structures for spouses/partners of CERN members of the personnel. It compiles information, facilitating the integration of CERN's mobile employees and their families in the region.

Find the online version here.


22 Jan 2015

CERN contributors whose mobility is temporary reduced, now have the possibility to obtain a temporary “reduced mobility” parking permit for their vehicle.

If you are for example recovering from an accident, you can apply at the Medical Service for this permit. After approval, the Reception and Access Control Service will issue the car sticker and you will be able to use the parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities on the CERN site.


09 Dec 2014

The last gender neutral language workshop in October has been a great success. The participants who gave feedback all said they would recommend it to colleagues, if it was to be organized again (read the summary of the survey here).


07 Nov 2014

Laurette Ponce, an applied physicist and LHC engineer in charge in the Beams operation, spoke on 7th November at the Beijing +20 Regional Review Meeting taking place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.


24 Oct 2014

The GS department implemented on CERN’s GIS Portal information to improve mobility for people with disability, namely the location of reserved parking places, wheelchair accessible restrooms and the path from the CERN entrance to the main building. A dedicated map of wheelchair accessible facilities you can find here, also for download as pdf.


24 Sep 2014

The Diversity team, in collaboration with the Translation and Minutes group (DG-TM), has organised a workshop entitled “Rédiger en français sans exclure: questions de genre”, inviting us to think about the use of non-discriminatory language in French in terms of gender.


22 Sep 2014

Thank you for yet another successful Diversity in Action workshop on 18 September!

Find the key messages and feedback here.

You can also read a summary of the voting questions of the last four workshops here.

 


30 Jul 2014

On the 15th of July 2014, the Diversity programme organised an intergenerational workshop entitled "Forum for discussion: Making a career in science". The aim was to provide a forum where young students / researchers could share their questions about making a career in science with more experienced scientists present in the room.


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