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Diversity Committee of the Informatics Institute

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The mission

The mission of the Diversity Committee is:

  • Serve as resource on diversity issues in IvI.
  • Make recommendations on best practices in hiring and retention for IvI.
  • Raise awareness of diversity issues and best practices for creating and maintaining an inclusive environment within the institute
  • Support IvI staff who are struggling with diversity issues by referring them to appropriate third-party resources
  • Provide consultation for the IvI Director on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Work with the Faculty Diversity Office (FDO) when needed to discuss faculty wide initiatives and programs

Activities

Nanny Fund 2023

In 2023 the committee acquired funding from a grant from the Diversity Office of the Faculty, to support scientists with young children when they travel for work and need to combine their work with family care.

  • Are you employed at IvI as academic staff (including PhDs and postdocs)?
  • Are you the parent (or legal guardian) of a young child, under the age of 12?
  • Do you need to cover travel and accommodation of a family member, friend, or childcare professional (a nanny) to the conference location to take care of the child(ren)?
  •  Or to finance additional help at home if the children do not travel to the conference venue?

The IvI Nanny fund can sponsor up to 10 grants for a maximum amount of 500 euro each. First come first serve, till the fund is completely used.

For more information on how to apply consult this page.

Members

  • Judith Good (chair person)
  • Mike Lees
  • Jan-Willem van de Meent
  • Ana Oprescu
  • Dolly Sapra
  • Siddique Sheikh
  • Jeanne Kroeger
  • Nanne van Noord

Are you a IvI staff member and are interesting in joining us? Please contact us here.