Seminars Diversity & Inclusion Event

Seminars Diversity & Inclusion

- 15:00 - 16:00

The UMCG ambassadors and working group on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) cordially invite you to attend the D&I Seminars. 

The seminars will be held throughout the course of the entire year and their main goal is to spread awareness about D&I, give the opportunity to talk about diversity at all levels, and to create a safe and inclusive work environment. These seminars will be provided by experts on the topic of diversity and inclusion: Marian Joëls, Dean of UMCG; Iris Sommers, professor of Cognitive Aspects of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders at the Departments of Neuroscience; Marco Versluis, gynecologist specialised in equal healthcare; and GerdaCroiset, Dean of Education.

For Whom?

The seminars will be open to the entire UMCG and everyone who is interested.

First seminar

When: March 22nd, 2022, 15:00-16:00. “Inauguration of the D&I series: Why diversity matters?” –  held by Marian Joëls, Dean of UMCG

Second seminar

When: June 20, 2022, 15:00-16:00. "The female brain - Differences and similarities between the men and women brain" –  held by prof. dr. Iris Sommer.


Register HERE for the second D&I seminar held on June 20 from 15-16.

The seminar will be online, and it will be held in English.


If you have any questions please email. These events are an initiative of the UMCG ambassadors and working group on D&I with the support of the UMCG Impact Team and the UMCG Committee for Language and Culture (UCLC).The seminar will be ONLINE, and it will be held in English.