Month: June 2019

Practical Implementation Tools

Practical Implementation Tools You are currently logged in. Resources for societies (and other entities in the STEMM field) to implement in attempts to positively change culture or individual beliefs and conduct to prevent sexual harassment and promote ethics, diversity, inclusion, and equity. Documents NOTE: Only members of the Societies Consortium have full access to all […]

Policy and Law Guidance

Policy and Law Guidance You are currently logged in. Guidance regarding implementation of various policies and the legal considerations that societies may consider before and during implementation of policies or procedures. Such guidance is not to be considered legal advice or counsel. Documents NOTE: Only members of the Societies Consortium have full access to all […]

NIH Working Group Meeting of the Advisory Council to the Director on changing the Culture to End Sexual Harassment (ACD Working Group)

NIH Working Group Meeting of the Advisory Council to the Director on changing the Culture to End Sexual Harassment (ACD Working Group) (June 13-14, 2019). The ACD Working Group held a Working Group meeting, including issuing an informative report with these interim recommendations: Treat professional misconduct, including sexual harassment, as seriously as research misconduct Require […]

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Membership Form

Membership Form The mission of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM (Societies Consortium) is to support academic and professional disciplinary societies in fulfilling their mission-driven roles as standard bearers and standard setters for excellence in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical (STEMM) fields, addressing sexual harassment in all of its forms and intersectionalities. […]

Hearing on The Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019

On January 1, 2019, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Chairwoman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, introduced a bill in response to the National Academies Report on sexual harassment in academic science, engineering and medicine, and which a number of Societies Consortium Members endorsed on their own behalf. The proposed legislation would, among other […]

Leading Science, Education, and Medical Organizations Announce New Initiative: Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

A recent 2018 consensus study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine titled, Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine(Academies Report), reported that sexual and gender harassment remain widespread and prevalent, and have negative outcomes for women, as well as others (albeit at lesser rates): Greater than […]