FFNT Strategy 2020

OVERALL DIVERSITY OBJECTIVE 2020 FOR THE UT:

UT is an attractive workplace for female academic talent
FFNT Vision: FFNT embraces diversity and promotes female academic leadership

OVERALL FFNT OBJECTIVE
Increase impact of FFNT for its stakeholders and members

GOALS

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Contribute to FFNT members professional development

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Increase attractiveness of FFNT

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Contribute to the UT as an inclusive organization

TARGETS

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Improved female academic career progression at the UT

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Increased # of clear, appealing and positive events

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Learn more about, listen to and act upon the needs of the members

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Increase regular exchange with UT managers regarding recruitment,
promotion as well as other gender equality issues at the UT

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Increase customized events for different career level needs (PhDs, Professors)

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Better address academic career bottlenecks in development/progression

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Increase # of FFNT members (from N=200 to N=300);

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Increase attendance of FFNT events

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Increase evidence of career successes and award(s) of women academics at UT

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Increase media presence: UT Nieuws, LNHV, social media sites

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Network more nationally and internationally

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Better monitor how inclusive is UT

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Better raise awareness of gender biases at the UT\

YEARLY ACTIONS

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Monitor female academic career progression

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Report members needs to UT management

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Organize management discussions regarding female talent retention at the UT

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Provide members with networking and mentoring possibilities to understand
‘rules of the game to the top ‘

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Organize training events (workshops)

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Organize lunch discussions

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Organize annual conference

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Organize New year’s breakfast

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Discuss with members during events, informal discussions and surveys
about their needs

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Prepare an annual program plan at the start of the year

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Rephrase invitation letter;

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Update the website and social media presence to showcase achievements,
programs and fun facts

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Regularly communicate on website/social media (e.g.‘Talent to the top award’)

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Nominate female talent from UT for national awards

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Regularly connect with and participate in the events of LNVH,
Talent to the Top, VHTO.

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Collaborate with other organizations within UT
(e.g. KIVI NIRIA, OBP-VN, Ambassadors Network, Studium Generale)

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Regularly connect with UT professors, Research Directors and Deans.

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Create and maintain a current database of contacts

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Develop cirtieria/conditions for inclusive workplace and
University and use them for monitoring UT as organization

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Connect with HR regularly Carry out surveys every two years
to identify members’needs and their career opportunities satisfaction