The women and gender equality officers in Faculty VI are proactively committed to issues of equal opportunities, the advancement of women, and gender equality. They also offer information, advising, and support across a wide range of issues.
We are proactively dedicated to the following work within higher education policy:
We offer information, advising, and support on all matters related to everyday university life, particularly:
In addition, we serve in an advisory capacity on the faculty’s committees and in conceptual and structural processes (e.g. faculty’s plan for the advancement of women, target agreements, academic reform). We actively participate in a network of other equal opportunities stakeholders both at and outside of TU Berlin.
The women and gender equality officers are elected by the women’s council (see below) and appointed by the Executive Board.
The women’s council is comprised of a woman and a deputy from each of the four status groups. Members are elected by the female members of the faculty for a two-year term of office.
Responsibilities of the women’s council:
The current members of women’s council (until 31 March 2024) are: