Empa is a member of Advance.

Advance aims at increasing the share of women in leading positions in Switzerland. A program, involving different types of workshops, helps the member companies of Advance to reach their gender diversity objectives. The workshops (skill building, connect@advance, best practice exchange) are held either as webinars or on site and most of them are available to all Empa personnel from all fields of work.

 

All Advance workshops of 2024 can be found here.

Registration instructions are given below.

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'Skill building' workshops:

Target audience: For women in middle management (group leaders, department heads, members of the board).

Topics: Work-life balance, improving leading skills, improving self-confidence, deal with conflicts etc.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/skill-building

Registration:
Send an email to to ask for a place in a workshop. Three seats per year are available.

'Connect@Advance' workshops:

Target audience: For everyone (men and women) employed at Empa.

Topics: Keep up your power, make home working work, maintain personal wellness in times of lockdown etc.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/connect-at-advance/

Registration:
Register yourself via the advance website.

'Best Practice Exchange' workshops:

Target audience: For HR personnel.

Topics: Exchange best practices and learn from other companies.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/best-practice-exchange/

Registration:
Send an email to specifying which workshop you would like to attend.

Other useful links:

IS GENDER EQUALITY AN ANSWER TO THE SKILLS SHORTAGE IN SWITZERLAND?
The new Gender Intelligence Report has been launched on September 14, together with over 500 business professionals following the live presentation on-site and online. You can find the Gender Intelligence Report from 2023 here:

https://www.advance-hsg-report.ch/en/

 

Advance Whitepapers analyze women-specific economic & labor market topics based on relevant facts & figures. They highlight implications of the status-quo and outline solution approaches to support leaders and policy makers for well-informed decisions.

https://weadvance.ch/whitepapers/

 

If you have questions, please address them to: