(Vienna, 05 April 2022) MedUni Vienna has been awarded the equalitA quality seal by the Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs for its exceptional commitment to the advancement of women within its organization.
equalitA is an initiative of the Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. It is targeted at companies and organizations that are particularly committed to promoting women within the organization. This commitment ranges from recruitment policy, the management of sabbaticals and maternity leave, language and corporate culture and staff development through to various measures to promote women within the establishment, e.g. by aiming job advertisements at all genders, actively supporting the careers of female employees through mentoring and women's networks, balanced and non-gender-stereotyped representation of genders in visual language and corporate identity and plans for the advancement of women, etc. The equalitA quality seal is testament to the commitment of these companies. Once a company or organization has the quality seal, it can apply for the award of the same name with outstanding projects relating to the advancement of women. The quality seal is awarded for 3 years at a time.