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Respecting and promoting gender equality
Sciences Po is committed to promoting real equality between women and men among all sections of the university community. Sciences Po President Frédéric Mion is one of 10 university presidents worldwide working to advance gender equality as a United Nations HeForShe Impact Champion.
Courses on gender
The Programme for Research and Education on Gender (PRESAGE) (fr.) is instrumental in making reflection on gender issues a part of all the institution’s activities. Gender is addressed as a cross-cutting issue in the courses taught at Sciences Po, and several courses are specifically focused on gender equality.
Find out more:
- Read the article by Anne Boring, “Gender biases in student evaluations of teaching”
- A selection of works on gender equality (fr.)
Adapting your teaching
The teaching approach used in class must be geared towards ensuring gender equality and respect between both male and female students and between faculty and students.
Ten recommendations (PDF in French, 101 Ko) have been developed to help you.
Promoting gender equality through career guidance
Even today, women students continue to opt for lower-paying sectors or jobs despite being just as talented as our male students—sometimes more so (see the graduate employability survey). Faculty members have an active role to play in combating gender stereotypes affecting career choices among their students.
Contact the gender equality advisor, Régine Serra.