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Resources for Gender Diversity on Panels

One of the core values of the Association for Jewish Studies is diversity and inclusiveness. The AJS conference program, especially the sessions and panels, should reflect this core value. In particular, the programing committee and division chairs expect session submissions to include gender diversity among the proposed speakers. Below are links to a few resources for those of you interested in how to improve gender diversity at our conference and why this is so important for our scholarship. 

How to avoid a gendered conference
Source: Feminist Philosophers

7 Rules for Avoiding All-Male Panels
Source: Foreign Policy

Putting an End to Conferences Dominated by White Men
Source: Harvard Business Review

The Gender Factor in Conference Presentations
Source: Insider Higher Ed