Gender Equality Committee (GEC)

The mission of the GEC Committee is to encourage promotion of women immunologists around the world and to help with career development issues of women and young scientists.

What is the GEC?

This is the newest IUIS Committee established at the 2010 IUIS Council meeting in Kobe, Japan. The mission of the Committee is to encourage promotion of women immunologists around the world and to help with career development issues of women and young scientists. 


Field of action

We monitor various activities around the world of organizations devoted to these topics and publicize those that are important to our mission. The Committee encourages and offers assistance to IUIS member societies to undertake activities that promote gender equality. The Committee compiles and maintains current a list of outstanding women immunologists around the world, both young and established scientists, to aid organizers of important international meetings in selecting women speakers and assuring their proper representation. The Committee supports attendance of women trainees at various courses, in collaboration with other IUIS Committees, in particular the Education Committee. The Committee organizes various educational and networking activities for women and trainees in association with IUIS member societies and Federations during their meetings and congresses.


GEC Awareness Activities

Choose to Challenge

Resources

List of reports


Menarini Prize for Outstanding Woman Immunologist

On the occasion of the Day of Immunology on 29th April, IUIS and its Gender…

Announcement of a New “Travel for Expertise” Travel Grant Program

THE INAUGURAL YEAR SUPPORT WILL BE GIVEN TO PROPOSALS RELATED TO COVID-19 IUIS Committee on…

N.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of Scientists

Francis Collins pledged to decline to speak at conferences that do not include enough women…

#ThankYouImmunology video campaign for the 2022 Day of Immunology

The 2022 #ThankYouImmunology campaign will play out on social media on the four days leading…

International Women’s Day 2022

Today, 8th of March 2022, if WE were all the women on the planet, the…

IUIS-AAI travel fellowships 2020

The IUIS Education (EDU) and Gender Equality and Career Development (GEC) Committees and the American…


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