Commemoration Lectures for the 1st Anniversary of the Support Office for Female Researchers, University of Yamanashi
Following the adoption of “Promotion of the Activities of Female Researchers” by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the University of Yamanashi opened our Support Office for Female Researchers in October of 2013, and this year has marked the first anniversary. For this opportunity, we will hold commemoration lectures in partnership with our university’s Gender Equality Promotion Headquarters.
On this day, there will be three discussions and a panel discussion for us to discuss this university’s approaches to the support for female researchers, and the concept of gender equality.
Not only female researchers, but also male researchers, faculty staff and students of this university are welcomed. We will be waiting for many people to attend.
Time: 15:30-18:00, Friday, January 31st 2014
Venue: Room LC-27, Ward-C, Building-L, Kofu Campus, University of Yamanashi
“The Commemoration Lecture for the 1st Anniversary of Support Office for Female Researchers, University of Yamanashi”
Speaker ① Noriyuki Matsukawa, Administrator of University of Yamanashi (in charge of general affairs, labor, and information management), Commissioner of Gender Equality Promotion Headquarters of University of Yamanashi
Speaker ② Yoko Fujie (Chief of the Gender Equality Learning Division, the Lifelong Learning Promotion Bureau of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
Speaker ③ Mieko Nakano, Vice President of Shizuoka University, Director of Gender-Equality Promotion Office of Shizuoka University)
Panel Discussion “A Scheme of Effective Positive Action”
Panelist: Yoko Fujie, Mieko Nakano, Noriyuki Matsukawa, Toshiyuki Sugiyama (Dean of the Department of Engineering, University of Yamanashi,)
Coordinator: Futaba Kazama (Director of Support Office for Female Researchers, University of Yamanashi)