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Gender symposium 2020

Elsevier is deeply committed to promoting gender diversity and advancing gender equity in research using data and an evidence-based approach. As such, we invite you to attend the Gender Symposium 2020: The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens — a forum for leaders and representatives from higher education, funders, professional organizations, and policymakers with a deep interest in advancing gender equity and promoting more inclusive research.

There is no cost to attend the Symposium, but advanced registration is required.

Program content highlights

For full information about our program please see the program page.

Keynote Presentation

Gender Diversity in the Scientific Workforce: NIH Approach to Inclusive Excellence

Hannah Valantine, MD, MRCP, FACC, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dr. Valantine will describe NIH’s current approach and activities related to enhancing scientific workforce diversity. She will present on topics related to:

  • Career journey
  • Scientific case for diversity
  • Challenges to achieving inclusive excellence
  • Sustaining workforce diversity

New Findings

Presentation of the findings from Elsevier’s latest research report: The researcher journey through a gender lens: A global examination of research participation, career progression and perceptions

Panel Discussions

  • Organizational Perspectives on Gender Diversity & Equality
  • Sex & Gender Dimension of Research in Medicine
  • Computer Science, AI & Gender

Questions? Please contact:

Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, PhD
Vice President, Research Intelligence
Co-Chair, Gender Working Group