Diversity and Inclusion Committee

About the Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee is an advisory committee reporting to the CEO of the Research Society. The Committee is charged with setting the Society’s diversity and inclusion agenda as it relates to the Research Industry.

The committee represents the following areas:

  • Youth
  • Quiltbag+
  • Indigenous
  • Mental Health
  • Disability
  • Gender
  • Culture/Ethnicity

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The broader remit of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee is to:

  • Identify the Society’s priorities and objectives to advance the Society’s diversity and inclusion agenda.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Society’s diversity and inclusion framework and action plans and ensure alignment with broader organisational strategy.
  • Monitor the Research Society’s performance on a range of diversity and inclusion measures with specific focus on measures related to identified priority areas.
  • Act as a reference group and make recommendations on relevant initiatives, policies and procedures.
  • Convene sub-committees and working groups to progress business associated with priority areas.

The Committee are keen to hear from anyone who has specific interest in any of these areas, so if you are interested in getting involved, please contact us at info@researchsociety.com.au