ALBA Events @FRM2021

Discover the events organised by ALBA at the Virtual FENS Regional Meeting 2021.

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Announcement of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021 Winner

26 August 2021 8:40 am CEST

Discover who was awarded the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021 for their efforts to promote diversity in brain research. Let's celebrate the winner together!

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ALBA Session on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Central and Eastern Europe: challenges and solutions

26 August 2021 10:30 am CEST
This event is part of the ALBA webinar series on regional issues in Central and Eastern Europe organised on the occasion of the Virtual FENS Regional Meeting 2021.

The session will start with an introduction of the ALBA Network and the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion by Zeljka Krsnik (ALBA Board of Directors; Croatia) and Dora Reglodi (ALBA Ambassador; Hungary)

The panel comprising ALBA Members from underrepresented groups working in Central and Eastern European Countries will discuss challenges regarding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in academia.

A discussion with the audience will follow the presentations.

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Navigating academia as an LGBTQIA+ neuroscientist

26 August 2021 6:45 pm CEST

The ALBA Network hosted a webinar on LGBTQIA+ inclusion and visibility during the Virtual FENS Regional Meeting (25-27 August 2021). This special event features a panel of established scientists in brain research who identify as LGBTQIA+.

The session was chaired by Dr Jordan Marrocco (The Rockefeller University, US - ALBA Ambassador). Each speaker discussed their goals, challenges and successes while navigating academia as part of the LGBTQIA+ community.

In this webinar, you will meet: In this webinar, you will meet: Dr Paul Matusz he/him (University of Applied Sciences, CH), Prof Joni Wallis she/her (University of California, US), Dr Bittu Kaveri Rajaraman he/him (Ashoka University, IN), Prof José Luis Peña he/him (Einstein Institute, US), Dr Mehmet Kurt he/him (Stevens Institute of Technology, US), Dr Ahmed El Hady he/him (Princeton University ,US), Dr Sara Brownell she/her (Arizona states University ,US).

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