Equal Opportunity News & Resources

2019 – 2022 Ι SFB1315 SLACK Ι #Gender & METIS Network

Platforms for women

Leading Edge
A platform for women and non-binary postdocs where they can
1) present their work,
2) meet and connect with one another,
3) get mentorship and career development training from world leaders in biomedical research.

Upcoming events

Lectures and workshops

28 June, 2022 | 4-5 pm
Free webinar: LinkedIn – Rock your Profile for Women*
For registration please send an email by 24 June.

7 June, 2022 | 3-4:30 pm
FEM POWER lecture series “Gender and Neuroscience”
Rethinking sex, brain, and gender beyond the binary – Prof. Daphna Joel
For registration please send an email.

Gender Inequality


How the entire scientific community can confront gender bias in the workplace


Discrimination still plagues science

The parent penalty – read about it on the Alba Network here

Women in work 2021 – The impact of Covid-19 on women in work

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Women in Science: Challenges and Solutions (virtual conference)

Pandemic Lockdown Holding Back Female Academics, Data Show

COVID-19’s Gendered Impact on Academic Productivity

The Pandemic and the Female Academic

Modern Discrimination: Subtle but Significant [Michelle “Mikki” Hebl]

Highlighting the Invisible Gender Bias Women Still Face in Their Everyday Lives [Caroline Crado Perez]

Gender Equity [Virginia Valian]

Sex and Gender Dimension in Frontier Research

How to avoid gender bias in hiring – tips from the Alba Network

The extent and drivers of gender imbalance in neuroscience reference lists

A Wall Street Journal Op-ed about Jill Biden Pairs Virulent Sexism with Academic Elitism

The Pinterest Paradox: Cupcakes and Toxicity

Pinterest Settles Gender Discrimination Suit for $22.5 Million

The Gender Gap in Academic publishing

Historical Comparison of Gender Inequality in Scientific Careers Across Countries and Disciplines

Picture a Scientist (documentary film)

Nearly Half of Men Say They Do Most of the Home Schooling. 3 Percent of Women Agree.

Germany Unveils First National Strategy for Gender Equality


Meta-Research: Gender Inequalities Among Authors who Contributed Equally

Committees with Implicit Biases Promote Fewer Women When they do not Believe Gender Bias Exists

Are Hormones a „Female Problem“ for Animal Research?

Neurosexism: The Myth that Men and Women have Different Brains

Inclusion and diversity


Women, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow  (in German)

Inclusion and diversity in academia, Kim Mason (NeuroCure’s Equal Opportunity Office)

Visit the Alba Diversity Podcast!

Listen to Alba’s Interviews on Diversity in Brain Sciences

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: GenderInSITE

How to Get More Women and People of Colour into Graduate School – and Keep them There

Equity: a Mathematician Shares her Solution

Ten Simple Rules for Building an Antiracist Lab (not focused on women)

A New Way of Thinking about Data Science and Data Ethics that is Informed by the Ideas of Intersectional Feminism

Anne Freese’s Article. “GeCo-Gender Consulting mit neuem Pilotprojekt METIS: Gemeinsame Website der HU-Forschungsverbünde zum Thema Gleichstellung und Familienfreundlichkeit”

Leitfaden der HU für geschlechtergerechte Sprache

Scientist and Parent: Planning During Pregnancy

Wie kann ich als Mann Feminist sein?

Gender Diversity in Academia

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