Balancing Family and Career
Organizing Committee: B. Sandow (Germany, Chair), J. Franz (USA), Y. Gamal (Egypt)
job models: job flexibility, working from home;
children: child care;
dual career couples;
attitude to work in the home.
What are the most important factors for women in physics to combining science career and family life?
What are the conditions necessary for women to pursue different career paths (schools, academic, industry, government, researches, teaching and other)?
Which new suitable working conditions fulfill women's needs during their education and in tenure-track vs. other academic positions? job splitting; job sharing; flexible working hours;
Are there factors that facilitate women's success in physics?
Which of these are necessary to bring scientific work and family tasks together? the maximum possible guidance and encouragement; providing clear opportunities for well-qualified women;mentoring; job opportunities.
Need for family friendly infrastructure: timetable for meetings, seminars; opening hours for libraries and tutorials; child care near the working place.
What are good examples for childcare?
What methods can be used to facilitate the dual-science-career situation?
 EU report, (1999).
 Wissenschaftsrate: Empfehlungen zur Chancengleichheit von Frauen in Wissenschaft und Forschung (1998)
 REPORT ON THE DUAL-CAREER-COUPLE SURVEY, Laurie McNeil and Marc Sher
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