Balancing Family and Career

Organizing Committee: Barbara Sandow (Germany, Chair) Kwang-Hua Chang (Korea), Janice McKenna (Canada),

Yosr Gamal (Egypt)

Discussion Leaders: Barbara Sandow, Corinna Kausch (Germany), Monika Bessenrodt-Weberpals (Germany),

Janice McKenna

Recorders: Helen Heath (UK), Yasmin Andrew (UK),

Joanna Hamilton (UK), Nathalie Balcaen (Belgium)


In general: Science career and family

Job models:

is valued

Child care: ”from a managed household to a

caring community”

Dual career couples (DCCs):

”Solve the 2-body problem”

Advice for young people:

Support from the partner.

Advice for older people:

!!!!Support younger people – if you have them!!!