IAU Symposium: Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Image description: A woman in a kimono looks through a handheld telescope at a public stargazing event in Fukuoka, Japan. Image credit: Hannah Harris.
From November 12-15, 2019 the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) will host the IAU Symposia: “Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion — a roadmap to action within the framework of IAU centennial anniversary.”
This meeting intends to actively consolidate and present best practices for identifying and addressing barriers to equal participation, expand our knowledge of diverse workplace policies, present new assistive technologies and demonstrate the advantages of diverse environments for research. It is aimed at all astronomy professionals that wish to bring inclusiveness to their research and diversity to their teams, work environments and institutions.
To learn more, please visit the Symposium website.