Gender equity and diversity

Gender equity and diversity
Gender equity and diversity

QAAFI values the contribution of our female and male staff and students from around the world, who undertake high impact science in tropical agriculture and food production. To support gender equity and diversity across QAAFI’s operations, we have established a Gender Equity and Diversity Group.

Our aims

  • Develop and implement gender equity and diversity goals, strategies and targets with the aim of implementing best practice in QAAFI
  • Monitor the ongoing success of these initiatives and identify impediments to progress 
  • Provide a forum for broad discussion and consultation around gender equity and diversity at QAAFI
  • Contribute to the communication and reinforcement of shared values around gender equity and diversity to support a culture of inclusiveness at QAAFI
  • Raise awareness for issues pertaining to gender equity and diversity through seminars and other relevant events
  • Make recommendations to the QAAFI Management Team on issues relating to gender equity and diversity for staff and students at QAAFI
  • Work in partnership with other gender equity and diversity support groups across the University to share best practice, and ensure alignment with University-wide initiatives