From hostile work environments to all white faculty rosters, polar research can be a pretty intimidating place at times. In the age of MeToo, what are polar agencies doing about it? Find out at the APECS webinar "Polar Policy: How Polar Agencies Are Changing their Policies to be More Inclusive" on February 26th at 16:30-18:00 GMT.
Organized by the APECS Council Project Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), the webinar will be a panel discussion on ways polar research funding agencies, academic unions, and universities are changing their policies to include more diverse voices within the membership, reduce incidents of harassment, and foster a culture of inclusion. The panel discussion will includeChandrika Nath, chairwomen of the European Geophysical Union Diversity and Equity Working Group, and , executive committee member of the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs.