March 11, 2023

During our yearly BeWiSe WiS afternoon on March 11, speakers and participants provided a 360° view on how to improve gender balance during recruitment processes in academia and how to consider implicit bias.

Thanks to the active audience: young researchers, supervisors and faculty members (male & female), selection committees, diversity teams of universities and research funding agencies FWO and FNRS.


  • 12h30 Welcome & Lunch
  • 13h30 Panel 1: Are there concrete gender and diversity rules for recruitment at Belgian universities?
  • 14h20 Panel 2: Professors take the floor: What is the recruitment process like behind closed doors?
    Coffee/tea break and networking
  • 15h30 How can YOU recruit diverse and gender-fair?

Find an overview of guidelines and toolboxes on how to recruit diverse and gender-fair via this link.

Check the video to know why we still need such events.