Gender Equality at the HZI
The working group "Representation of Women's Interests" consists of a maximum of ten women. Following the "Agreement on the Promotion of Equal Opportunities", the members will be elected by the female employees for a four-year period. Currently six women are active in the working group. The chairperson of the working group is the Equal Opportunities Officer.
The team supports the management as well as the Equal Opportunities Officer. The main issues of the working group are gender equality, compatibility of career and family life and the improvement of the professional situation - especially of women - at the HZI. The members are contact persons for all women and men at the HZI.