Equity and Inclusivity Committee

This committee is charged with the following:

  1. Taking a critical look at CASCA’s ethics statement and making suggestions to the Board for improvements.
  2. Preparing a section on the CASCA web page summarizing best practices for hiring and for inclusivity in the workplace.
  3. Moderating an open discussion session on inclusivity at the CASCA Annual General Meeting.
  4. Maintaining a database of diverse candidates for colloquium invitations.
  5. Compiling national statistics on women and minorities in Astrophysics and making these publicly available on the CASCA website.
  6. Acting as points of contact for people in the community who feel harassed or need advice on issues related to harassment.
  7. Ensuring that CASCA meetings are welcoming for all members of our community.

The EIC has compiled a list of useful resources here.

The current EIC/CASCA guidelines are here.

Archived reports:

May 2022
Dec 2021
May 2021
Dec 2020
May 2020
Dec 2019
June 2019
Dec 2018
May 2018
Dec 2017
May 2017
Dec 2016
May 2016

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