20 EU-LIFE post-docs on their way to become a PI. The LIBRA Career Development Compass event in June at the Institut Curie helped them to achieve the first milestone, knowing how they want their career to be.
One of the biggest challenges in recruitment is to overcome unconscious biases. The LIBRA recruitment handbook compiles a series of recommendations for a more fair, objective, and transparent recruitment process.
The Gender Balance Committee at CRG decided this year to use the 8th of March, International Women's Day, to profile women scientists, and at the same time to promote CRG alumna who are now in independent research positions.
The EU-LIFE institutes collaborate in LIBRA to develop sustainable policies that promote the recruitment and retention of women in science, remove gender bias in decision making processes, and consider sex and gender in experimental design.