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2016 AGU Fall Meeting Events (PDF)


Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Respond

9 September 2016

Press Release

This one-day workshop aimed to generate common principles, and identify resources and best practices, to address the challenge of sexual and gender-based harassment on campus, in the field, and at scientific meetings. Sessions included:

Session 1: Harassment in the sciences: overview of the challenges and solutions. Why we must act

Session 2: Establishing the desired climate and culture on campus

Session 3: Establishing the desired climate and culture in the field

Session 4: Role of scientific societies in establishing the desired climate and culture in science

Session 5: Developing guiding principles for changing the culture and climate of science

Session 6: The workshop report; a resource website, dissemination plans and follow-on scholarly articles by workshop participants

This workshop was funded by the National Science Foundation. Sponsoring Organizations: