Gender bias in recruitment, promotion and career management

Online Training in collaboration with the European Science Foundation, Strasbourg
  • 14 October 2020
  • 09.30 - 16.45 cest (Brussels time)
  • Maxime Forest
Learning objectives
  • Provide an overview of the main imbalances and bias with regard to HR management in research and the academia (vertical and horizontal segregation, gender pay gap, international mobility)
  • Sensitise about unconscious bias, challenging allegedly objective and gender-neutral career enhancement criteria
  • Provide examples of measures aimed at tackling those biases
  • Build capacity for mainstreaming gender in recruitment and career management
Who is it for?
  • HR officers
  • Gender equality officers / focal persons; Equality / diversity officers
  • Team members of gender equality plans
  • Middle managers / team or unit leaders
Training material

Power Point presentation


Template 1_Existing imbalances and causes

Template 2_Mapping existing procedures in RPOs



Maxime Forest

Yellow Window, Trainer

Dr Forest’s recent work includes the roles of Scientific Coordinator on the FP7 EGERA Project, Advisor on gender equality issues for the French Ministry of Research and Higher Education and is an appointed member of the High Gender Equality Council which advises the French Prime Minister on gender issues and he is involved with three successful Horizon2020 research projects, all focused on gender and academia.