Empowering Women in Neuroscience
“A European perspective on structural barriers to women's career progression in neuroscience," recently published in Nature Neuroscience, sheds light on the persistent gender disparities in European academic neuroscience. more
Cécile Vogt: Gender, Politics and the Perception of Excellence in Brain Sciences
A panel discussion on the recent biography of Cécile Vogt, a pioneer of brain sciences and co-founder of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Brain Research more
The female turn – how evolutionary science shifted perceptions about females
MAY 24, 2022
A lecture by Dr Malin Ah-King discussing how feminism influenced the field of evolutionary biology in the last forty years more
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Max Planck Institutes jointly host a film viewing and discussion night featuring “Girl Rising”, a documentary that aims to change the way the world values girls and their education more
Launch of the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion
JANUARY 12, 2021
The ALBA Network launched the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion, a document that declares the commitment of the ALBA Network to foster fair and diverse scientific communities. The declaration raises awareness on gender and diversity issues in neuroscience and it points to evidence-based actions that individuals and organizations at any level can take to promote equity and inclusivity. Sign the declaration here and check out the event here.  more
ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2020 awarded to Erin Schuman
Our Director Dr. Erin Schuman received the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize for her outstanding contributions to promoting diversity in neuroscience. The prize recognizes Prof Schuman's continuous efforts in fostering gender equality in neuroscience. Congratulations, Erin! more
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