LNVH MONITOR VROUWELIJKE HOOGLERAREN 2021donderdag 9 december 2021
On December 9th 2021, the Dutch Network of Women Professors presented the 2021 Women Professors Monitor. The Monitor offers insight into the current ratio of men to women in academia and an overview of the current percentages of male and female professors in academic management at Dutch universities, university medical centers and other academic organizations.
LNVH WOMEN PROFESSORS MONITOR 2021:
1 in 4 professors a women. Increase percentage of female professors at all universities. Very small increase female professors at large (general) universities. Women significantly underrepresented in academic management.
Milestone: 1 in 4 professors a women
The percentage of women professors working at Dutch universities is 25.7%, according to the Women Professors Monitor 2021, which was presented on December 9th by The Dutch Network of Women Professors (LNVH). This means that 1 in 4 professors is female. A milestone. The share of female professors increased 1.5 percentage points compared to last year, when it was 24.2%. It will take until 2040 before a proportional male-female distribution among professors will be achieved.