Networking & activism


  • Connect WoBio with the Elise Richter network, and with other female researchers at the University of Vienna (WoChem...) and other research institutions (MedUni, BoKu, Vienna Bio Center, ÖAW...)
  • Organise events to increase the public awareness about issues faced by women at the University of Vienna, and more generally in academia

Upcoming events:

  • March 8 - International Women's Day: awareness actions at the Faculty of Life Sciences (WoBio stand, distribution of leaflets) + demonstration in Vienna
  • June 6 - Welcome Day: networking event with women* at other faculties / research institutions. Organized with the WoBio Welcome Group 
  • June - Pride month: actions in support of LGBTQIA+ people
  • November 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: awareness actions, in collaboration with WoBio workgroup "sexual harassment"

Current members:

  • Activism: Melina Kerou, Anne Le Maître, Rosanna Mangione, Anna Pyttlik
  • Networking: Barbara Fischer, Melina Kerou, Rosanna Mangione

Looking for members: yes!

  • We need members for the organisation of the networking event with other women in Viennese research institution

Contact: Anne Le Maître