Welcome to the website of the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science

In order to promote gender equality in science, a number of international organizations who took part in the project A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It? wish to act together to further promote this goal by continuing and enlarging the work accomplished so far, in particular by supporting women and girls’ equal access to science education, fostering equal opportunity and treatment for females in their careers. For this purpose, they established a Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science (SCGES) in September 2020.

Latest News from the Committee

Launching the SCGES Webinar Series

In 2022 the Standing Committee for Gender Equality in Science is launching its Webinar Series. A motivation for this event is the possibility of taking advantage of the global and interdisciplinary structure of the Committee. The aim of the Webinar Series is to create exchanges and interactions related to issues around the Gender Equality in […]

First SCGES annual report

Download report here. The 2021 SCGES report, compiled after the Committee’s first year of existence, is evidence of its current and future work on this endeavor. Starting with a short synthesis by SCGES chair Catherine Jami, it contains short reports by each of the 15 members of SCGES, all of which have a stated commitment […]

The International Union of Soil Sciences joins SCGES

The SCGES welcomes a new organization among its members: The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), a scientific union member of the International Science Council (ISC). Its objectives are the promotion of soil science, as well as the support of all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities. IUSS President Laura […]