The number of USI female professors (associate and full professors) increased from 2.6% in 2005 to 17.1% in 2016 (the national average is 21.3%).
The USI Action plan for equal opportunities 2017-2020 aims to continue to provide incentives and support for USI female researchers, with the intent to reduce the waste of women's talents and vertical segregation.
InfoDesk, the platform with practical information for the USI community, contains useful information on:
Key information on mentoring is available also in the following publications produced by the Equal Opportunities Service:
- Mentoring Handbook. Suggestion for Promoting Women's Academic Careers, printed booklet available at the Service.
The Equal Opportunities Service team (office 257, main building, Lugano campus), is available, by appointment, for tailored information and consulting.