Events on equal opportunities
Events organized by Equal Opportunities Service, academic year 2019-2020
- Fall Break Camp USI
Monday 2 - Friday 6 November 2020, 8.15-17.30
Fall camp organized by the Equal Opportunities Service for the children of USI staff, which aims to offer support in reconciling work and family needs.
More information will follow.
- Junior Camp USI-SUPSI 2020,
Monday 24 - Friday August 2020, 8.30-17.00, L’ideatorio, Cadro.
Summer camp organized with the SUPSI Gender and Diversity Service for the children of USI and SUPSI staff, which aims to offer support in reconciling work and family needs.
For more information, see our web page.
- Lo Stress e la sua gestione - Online workshop
Monday 18 (9:30-12) and Wednesday 20 May (14-16:15) 2020, Microsoft Teams
Workshop for the administrative staff of USI and SUPSI, held by Eliana Stefanoni, Kiai partner, certified counselor and coach. How to recognize stress? How to manage our reactions so as to cope with stress in the best way possible? The workshop will address these and further topics in an interactive way. The course is specifically addressed to people working in the administrative services of USI and SUPSI. Working language is Italian.
- Stress resilience and well-being in academia
Thursday 23 - Friday 24 April 2020, 9.30-16.30, Aula Magna, USI Lugano
Workshop for USI junior academic staff, to provide evidence-based strategies and practical advice to combine peak academic performance and resilient well-being. The workshop is held in English by Dr Desiree Dickerson, clinical psychologist.
Registration no later than Friday 3rd of April 2020. For more information, see the program.
- EVENT CANCELLED - Donne sull’onda per le Comunali, tra comunicazione politica e narrazioni di genere
Wednesday 11 March 2020, 18.30, Room A11, USI Lugano
Roundtable organized by the Federazione delle associazioni femminili Ticino (FAFTPlus), the Equal Opportunities Service and the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) of USI with the European Journalism Observatory (EJO).
- EVENT POSTPONED - 100 donne e mille altre. Forme, immagini e materia
Tuesday 10 March 2020, 18.00, Teatro dell’Architettura, USI Mendrisio
Thematic evening dedicated to architecture, art and engineering, organized within the framework of the interregional cooperative project "100 Femmes et des milliers d'autres / 100 Women and a thousand others", supported by swissuniversities which aims to give visibility to female professional paths.
- Call for the Shadowing Grant 2020
From Monday 27 January to Friday 28 February 2020, USI Lugano
USI women researchers who are enrolled in the Mentoring Programme "Women's Academic Careers" have the opportunity to participate to the Call for the Shadowing Grant.
The deadline for the submission is February 28, 2020. For more information, see our web page.
- Women in Academia Support Lunch
Tuesday 21 January 2020, 12.15-13.30 in room 351, USI Lugano
Thursday 23 January 2020, 12.15-13.30, meeting room Villa Argentina, USI Mendrisio
Meeting and discussion for all USI female PhD students and researchers. Programme of the meeting:
- Presentation of the USI Mentoring programme
- Presentation of an experience of a mentor-mentee pair and of a shadowing path
- Launch of the call for the Shadowing grant 2020
- Presentation of workshops and events organized by the Equal Opportunities Service in 2020.
- Implicit Bias Awareness
Thursday 28 November 2019, 10.00-12.00, Blue Room, Executive center, USI Lugano
Workshop addressed to academic and administrative staff that are involved in selection and recruitment processes, held by Marianne Schmid Mast, full professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Lausanne.
- Ragazze e informatica - Avanti! Giornata Nuovo futuro
Thursday 14 November 2019, Room 402, USI Lugano
Event organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Informatics and the Associazione Nuovo Futuro, aimed at promoting the studies in Informatics among middle school female students in Ticino.
For more information, see the program.
- A GIRLS THING: BUSINESS & FINANCE. Workshops (It/En) scheduled for the Long Night of Careers @ USI
Thursday 14 November 2019, 21.00-22.00, Room A-34, USI, Lugano,
Does gender affect career prospects in the business sectors? Are women-led companies really more innovative? Why are there still few women in the investment sector? Explore these and other questions with three role models from the Swiss business and finance sectors: Cristina Gaggini, Director of Economiesuisse for the French-speaking Switzerland, and one of the inspiring women selected for the 100 women and thousands of others project; Patrizia Rivera Mariotti, member of the Committee of 100 Women in finance; Marialuisa Parodi, Chief Investment Officer at Soave Asset Management; President of FAFTPlus and member of 100 women in Finance. For registrations follow the indications to the following link.
- 100 WOMEN AND A THOUSANDS OF OTHERS
Friday 8 November 2019, 12.00-17.00, FER Genève, Rue de Saint-Jean 98
Launch event for the 100 WOMEN AND A THOUSANDS OF OTHER campaign. It will be an opportunity to get to know_the women participating in the campaign, inspiring women, active in fields that go from art, to technology and law. More information and registration by October 8th at the following link.
- Fall Break Camp USI
Monday 28 - Thursday 31 October 2019, 8.15-17.30, L’ideatorio, Cadro
Fall camp organized by the Equal Opportunities Service for the children of the staff of USI, which aims to offer support in reconciling work and family needs.
For more information, see our web page.
- Festa delle famiglie USI-SUPSI 2019
Saturday 12 October 2019, 11.30-16.30, USI, Lugano
A fun day, organized with the SUPSI Gender and Diversity Service, for USI and SUPSI staff and students accompanied by their loved ones, adults and children, to enjoy free time together, boosting a community spirit and a sense of belonging. For more information see the Program. Registration by October 6th at the following link.
- The rights of LGBT* people
Thursday 3 October 2019, 18.00-20:00, Aula magna USI
Presentation of the brochure on LGBT* legal rights, “I diritti delle persone LGBT*”, created by the Law Clinic of the University of Geneva, translated and adapted for Canton Ticino by the Human Rights Foundation. The event, organised by the Human Rights Foundation in collaboration with USI Equal Opportunities Service, with SUPSI Gender and Diversity Service, and with the Delegate for Equal Opportunities of Canton Ticino, will offer the_opportunity to reflect on the rights that have been acquired and on the steps that still need to be taken to protect the Swiss LGTB* community. The event will feature guests from the academic, institutional, legal and activism sectors. See the detailed program.
- Premio Ermiza 2019
Saturday 21 September 2019, 16.00, Cinema Lux, Massagno
Award ceremony. The Ermiza award, promoted by the Commissione consultiva per le pari opportunità fra i sessi, in collaboration with the SUPSI Gender and Diversity Service, the USI Equal Opportunities Service and the Consiglio del pubblico CORSI, awards the best information and in-depth works carried out on the radio, television and web of Italian-speaking Switzerland, and broadcast between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018. See the detailed program.