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The AAO wins 2013 AHRI Gender Equity Award

The AAO has won the 2013 AHRI Gender Equity Award, which recognises "excellence in gender equity initiatives and programs in the workplace".
In their announcement, the judging panel stated:

"AAO clearly demonstrates that gender equity initiatives can benefit the organisation as a whole and are a sustainable, long-term option. AAO have taken an isolated issue of attraction and retention of women and they have developed a holistic solution aimed at benefiting the organisation as a whole."

The AAO aims to be at the forefront of gender equity in astronomical research environments internationally.

 

 

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