BeWiSe's main objectives are:

  1. To support the position of women in science, both in public and private sectors

  2. To improve communication among women in the Belgian and European scientific community

BeWiSe is working towards achieving these objectives by :

  • Creating a network for support and exchange of information, experience and knowledge

  • Providing an electronic meeting place with easy access for everybody

  • Organising meetings, seminars and workshops

  • Setting up contacts with similar European and international associations

  • Spreading selected news through our Linkedin group and Facebook page

BeWiSe encourages :

  • Equal opportunities for both women and men to reach the most senior level in sciences

  • Appropriate actions to achieve equal participation of women in science

  • Laws and regulations that encourage and sustain increased participation by women in science

  • Programs for change towards more democratic and participatory systems in science

  • Measures that facilitate the reconciliation of men's and women's professional and family life

  • Equal participation of women in decision-making bodies