Women for Science

  • AuthorInterAcademy Council
  • TitleWomen for Science
  • Release Date1 June 2006
  • Copyright2006
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The president and council of the academy commit to full inclusion of women in science and technology. The academy will:

  •  Adopt good management practice —tools for inclusiveness—in its institutions and advocate such practice across the S&T community.
  • Establish a committee that addresses gender issues and ensures follow-up.
  • Promote women members to decision-making levels and include them in panels and committees.
  • Increase the number of women scientists in the nomination pool for membership, prizes, and awards.
  • Give visibility to women scientists and represent women in the academy’s portrayal of science.
  • Pay attention to gender implications of research sponsored or evaluated by the academy.
  • Ensure that the criteria for evaluation of research institutes include organizational culture
Document Date: June 1, 2006
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