Wednesday, June 28 2023. From 15:00 h to 16:00 h

ToolBox, IDIBAPS Talk Series: Towards LGBTQIA+ equality in research centres and STEM environments

Esteve Auditorium, Center Esther Koplowitz.. C/ Rosselló 149-153, 08036 Barcelona

By Simón Perera, general secretary of PRISMA, Association for Affective-Sexual and Gender Diversity in Science, Technology and Innovation. The speaker is also director of business development at ProtoQSAR, co-director of BCNspiracy and the "Una Mirada LGTBI+" exhibition project, as well as a member of several scientific communication and popularization associations.

The session coincides with the celebration of International LGBTQIA+ Pride Day and will expose the current situation of the LGBTQIA+ collective, introducing basic concepts of affective-sexual and gender diversity In addition, it will be discussed what actions or attitudes we can take at the individual and institutional level to promote and improve the inclusion of diversity in environments such as a research center. This PRISMA activity aims to fight against discriminatory actions and also promote diversity in science, technology, and innovation environments.

This activity is offered in a hybrid format and is open to people from inside and outside the institution.

After the session and whenever previously requested, members of the IDIBAPS research community are offered to participate in a discussion group led by the speaker to continue the debate that may have arisen throughout of the session.

The activity is an action promoted by the institution's Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) in order to promote inclusion and fight against discrimination.

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