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Career Lab for female PhD’s

dinsdag, mei 24th, 2016

Career event for female PhD's
May 26th at University of Twente.

Career event for female PhD’s

What do you need to be able to create your own career? What opportunities are available for younger females to close the gender gap and achieve top positions?

These questions are at stake in the Career Lab for female PhD’s, a mixture between a workshop, an informal meeting, and a networking event.

Joint exploration

With 12 to 30 colleagues you will jointly explore what you –individually and collectively- can undertake to advance your career in the desired direction. And what can support you. This event is being organized by P-NUT together with the Female Faculty Network Twente (FFNT), and is created and hosted by Arielle Brouwer.

Taking charge, dynamic steering and resilience

 “In my view, it is extra important in times of insecurity to keep (your own) track, take good care of yourself, share experiences with peers and support each other, and to take charge over your own life and career –which is not the same as planning it. In these times, building a career is more like a dance with the circumstances, the possibilities from the outside in relation to those on the inside of you. In this concept, the essential place for ‘growth’ is in the personal interior development: learn how to deal with the circumstances, make choices and stay healthy and calm.”

 

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International Conference ‘Advantages of an inclusive university’

maandag, maart 2nd, 2015

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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