engraving showing an idealized representation of the workshop of Jan Van Eyck, to whom Stradanus, following Vasari, attributed the invention of oil paint. Jan van der Straet (Stradanus), Nova Reperta, 1584, plate Color olivi. Source: Icon

An engraving showing an idealized representation of the workshop of Jan Van Eyck, to whom Stradanus, following Vasari, attributed the invention of oil paint. Jan van der Straet (Stradanus), Nova Reperta, 1584, plate Color olivi. Source: Deutsches Museum, Bildstelle.

Gender Equality

An engraving showing an idealized representation of the workshop of Jan Van Eyck, to whom Stradanus, following Vasari, attributed the invention of oil paint. Jan van der Straet (Stradanus), Nova Reperta, 1584, plate Color olivi. Source: Deutsches Museum, Bildstelle.

Gender Equality Officers

Birgit Kolboske & Juliane Scholz

+49 175 2800 143 (in urgent cases during the pandemic)

The Max Planck Society supports the employment of equal numbers of both sexes, the provision of equal opportunities and the compatibility of family and career. Every employee, particularly those with supervisory and management functions, bears responsibility for this. This aim shall be achieved through the application of the Policy for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men at the Max Planck Society (Equal Opportunities Policy) of 1 January 2008. Click the sections below to read more about equality at the MPIWG, MPG, and in research.

Gender Equality Officers currently in office are Birgit Kolboske and Juliane Scholz. The tasks of Gender Equality Officers include, according to the official policy of the Max Planck Society, helping to implement and advance gender equality by preventing and eliminating gender discrimination at the Institute. They are involved in all measures concerning the employees, organization, and social life at the Institute, the protection against sexual harassment in the workplace as well as the compatibility of family and career. Moreover the Gender Team is looking forward to cooperate with the anti-racism working group (ARDO) at the Institute

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"Gender Stereotypes in Science? — Not with us!" Photo: Private (CC).

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