An evening of networking for graduates of the women’s advancement programs
Implementing organizationUniversity of Vienna - Gender Equality and Diversity unit /
Relation to gender equality targets
The networking evening is intended to aid in increasing the proportion of women in academia. Several policy documents at the University of Vienna feature the elimination of underrepresentation of women. For example, the Development Plan (Point 4.6.3 Equality and Diversity) and the Affirmative Action Plan for the Advancement of Women (Section 2)
The objective(s) of the tool
Successful academic careers require strong networks – based on experience, the Gender Equality and Diversity unit hosts an evening of networking for participants of women’s advancement programs past and present.
Description of the tool
The evening of networking is intended as a space where selected issues can be introduced and discussed. Organized once a year, it simultaneously provides an opportunity for networking, reunions and informal exchange.