We also want to draw attention to examples of measures that help to counteract (the effects of) gender bias in science. We have developed the stamp 'Angels Approved' for this purpose.




May 03, 2021

EASP launches Double Burden Corona Relief Grant

European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) has established a Double Corona Burden Relief…

February 05, 2021
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Carel Stoker receives the Angels Approved award!


On Thursday, February 4, 2021, we presented parting Rector of Leiden University Carel…

September 11, 2020
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Proactive intervention NWO

We were glad to see that NWO made a considerable effort to find suitable solutions for female…

August 13, 2020
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Annetje Ottow first female president of Leiden University

As of 8 February 2021, Leiden University not only appoints the first female rector, but also the…

May 24, 2020
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TU Eindhoven recruits first 35 top female scientists with Irène Curie Fellowship program

The decision of TU Eindhoven to only recruit women for scientific positions through its Irène…

April 28, 2020
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Leiden University will appoint first female rector

For the first time since its foundation in 1575, Leiden University will appoint a female Rector…

April 27, 2020
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KNAW on front page of ISC

The International Science Council expressed their appreciation for the approach of the Royal…

November 26, 2019
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Erasmus University launched 25/25 Initiative

To realize that in 2025 at least 25% of the professors is female, Erasmus University Rotterdam…

October 17, 2019
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Measures taken in the US against sexual harassment

Following the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment some promising measures have been taken…

October 11, 2019
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Breastfeeding space and time

According to Dutch law (Arbeidstijdenwet, Voedingsrecht, article 4.8, see here), during the first…

June 26, 2019
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TU Eindhoven is only appointing women through her Irène Curie Fellowship programme

TU Eindhoven will only recruit women through its new Irène Curie Fellowship programme for their…

February 25, 2019
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Athena's Angels thank Isabel Hoving

Athena's Angels thank Isabel Hoving for years of pioneering work as a diversity officer. She was…

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