Dr Anne Pépin
Director, Mission for the Place of Women at CNRS, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France.
Anne Pépin, PhD, heads the Mission pour la place des femmes (Mission for the Place of Women) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) since 2012. She is a CNRS senior researcher, specialised in nanotechnology, and was awarded the CNRS Bronze Medal in 2003. In 2006, she became a Scientific Advisor for the Mission pour la place des femmes au CNRS and initiated several new partnerships with e.g. Canada, USA, as well as within Europe. She is currently coordinator of two FP7 Science-in-Society funded collaborative projects: the INTEGER project (INstitutional Transformation for Effecting Gender Equality in Research) started in 2011 and which will run until June 2015, and the new GENDER-NET ERA-NET (Promoting gender equality in research institutions and the integration of the gender dimension in research contents), which started in October 2013 for a 3-year duration. Anne Pépin is also a member of the management committee of the COST targeted network genderSTE and part of the Science Europe Task Force on Gender and Diversity. She represents CNRS within the COMEGAL put into place by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research to coordinate its national gender equality policies, and currently co-leads the Gender Challenge Programme (Défi Genre) launched by the CNRS Mission pour l’interdisciplinarité in 2012.
Dr. Pépinl acted rapporteur in the parallel Roadmapping session Creating Bridges with European Funders at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013.