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


Funding Opportunity from IUIS and FOCIS for Young Immunologists from the Developing World

Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology26 February – 1 March 2023Estancia La Jolla Resort…

IUIS-GEC National Gender Equality Campaign – Competition4ideas

The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) and its Gender Equality Committee (GEC) are launching…

Menarini Prize for Outstanding Woman Immunologist

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

Funding Opportunity from IUIS and FOCIS for Young Immunologists from the Developing World

Application deadline: Friday 16 December 2022, in order to allow time for the US visa…

IUIS-GEC National Gender Equality Campaign – Competition4ideas

The International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) and its Gender Equality Committee (GEC) are launching…

SCGES Webinars in June – on Gender Equality

In order to promote gender equality in science, a number of international organizations including IUIS…


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