Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
April 26, 2021

At Virtual EPSC 2020, the Europlanet Society Diversity Committee announced that it is planning to initiate a new working group for all planetary scientists that would act as an ally […]

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity

Europlanet Society Statement on Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity

The Europlanet Society is committed to building a diverse, inclusive planetary science community in Europe and to ensuring that individuals within that community experience equal opportunity, regardless of gender, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age, nationality or socioeconomic background.

Europlanet Diversity Committee

The Europlanet Diversity Committee acts as a strategic task force to advise, coordinate and champion activities across the Europlanet Society that further the Society’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity.

  • Chair: Vic Pearson (Open University)
  • Vice-chair: Lena Noack (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Secretary/EPEC Representative: Rutu Parekh (DLR)

Regional Hub Diversity Officers:

  • Benelux Hub: Arianna Piccialli (BIRA-IASB)
  • Central Europe Hub: Anna Łosiak (University of Exeter)
  • French Hub: Loïc Rossi (LATMOS)
  • Germany Hub: Solmaz Adeli (DLR)
  • Italy Hub: Valentina Galluzzi (INAF)
  • Ireland and UK Hub: Gerard Hutchinson (STFC)
  • Northern Hub: Arnas Drazdauskas (Vilnius University)
  • Southeast Europe Hub: Marina Molla
  • Spain and Portugal Hub: João Faria (IA, Porto)
Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity News
— June 11, 2021

We just launched the Europlanet Magazine! The official magazine of Europlanet, the European community for planetary science. We are delighted to share with you the first issue of the Europlanet […]


— April 26, 2021

At Virtual EPSC 2020, the Europlanet Society Diversity Committee announced that it is planning to initiate a new working group for all planetary scientists that would act as an ally […]


— March 3, 2021

2021 Call for Funding Scheme to Support Society Committees and Membership The 2021 Call for the Europlanet Society’s funding scheme to support its Committees and Membership is now open. Applications […]


— April 30, 2020

Motivational Journeys – Amara Graps For the seventh interview in our series of Motivational Journeys, we talk to Dr. Amara Graps of the Planetary Science Institute and Baltics in Space. […]