International Conference ‘Advantages of an inclusive university’

The Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT) is inviting you to the 10th anniversary international conference:

‘Advantages of an inclusive university: science and gender nexus’

on Monday, April 13 2015, from 9:30 till 17:00 hrs

Venue: Vrijhof, Twente University


Keynote speaker Prof. Sandra Harding (University of California Los Angeles USA) will talk about Objectivity for Sciences from Below, followed by a discussion.

Before lunch, FFNT chair Prof. Leisyte will present the results of the 2015 FFNT survey. FFNT: “The aim of this anniversary conference is to create awareness about the importance of gender in academic science, especially in the context of an inclusive university. We especially focus on good practices and bottlenecks of science and gender nexus at technological universities.”

We are proud we can contribute to this conference with an afternoon workshop Academic leadership and gender, with a focus on the leadership skills needed in an inclusive university culture. Trainers: Arielle Brouwer & Linda van der Wal. A parallel workshop will be given on the topic Applying for research funding. The conference will round up with a panel discussion, followed by a reception.

For more information and the full program of the conference, visit the website


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