GS1 Speakers

Prof Simone Buitendijk (GS1EU)

Simone Buitendijk, Gender Summit past speakers

Vice-rector, University of Leiden, Netherlands. 

Until September 2011 Simone Buitendijk was Head of the Child Health Programme at TNO Institute for Applied Science in the Netherlands. She presently holds a chair in Women’s and Family Health at the Leiden University Medical Center and is a member of the Governing Board of the University of Leiden. She received her MD at University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, MPH at Yale in the US, and PhD at Leiden University, the Netherlands. She is a member of the National Health Council that advises the Dutch Government on national issues in health and a member of the genSET Science Leaders Panel.

Prof Buitendijk gave a talk entitled To the top through the maze Session A2: HUMAN CAPITAL Sharing duty and status in institutions and facilitated the round table Session D: GENDER ISSUES IN SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS How can editorial policies and writing on gender issues in science be improved to make the assessment and selection of research results for publication sensitive to gender and sex issues? at the Gender Summit 1 Europe (GS1Eu).