Equal Opportunity Representative

Who we are

Dr. Lorenza Alice D'Alessandro
Equal opportunities and diversity officer

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Lorenza obtained the master degree in biology, and the PhD in "Complex Systems for Life Sciences" at the University of Turin, Italy. During her PhD she worked at the Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment (IRCCS), Italy. During this time she did a research stay at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, US. In 2007 she moved to the DKFZ in Heidelberg as junior postdoc joining the division of "Systems Biology of Signal Transduction" where she is currently a senior scientist. During this time, as scientist and mother of three children, she has faced the challenges of combining family and career.
Since April 2017, Lorenza has been the equal opportunities and diversity officer at the DKFZ. She is committed to contribute with her experience as a foreign scientist, as a mother and being active in her scientific career to the further improvement and support of a balanced and diverse working environment.

Contact
Dr. Lorenza Alice D'Alessandro
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg
Germany
phone: +49 6221 42-3030
email: l.dalessandro@dkfz.de
room: D136b

 

Dr. Carol Bacchus
Deputy equal opportunities and diversity officer

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Carol Bacchus studied biology in Heidelberg. After completing her PhD, she worked as Study Director for reproductive toxicology studies in drug research in Basel for the company Hoffmann-La Roche. After her return to Heidelberg, she moved to the publishing industry, where she first worked for Springer-Verlag and later for Wiley-VCH Verlag in Weinheim and for John Wiley & Sons in Shanghai as a senior publisher/publishing editor of scientific journals and books.Today she works as Managing Editor for Radiotherapy & Oncology, whose publisher is Prof. Michael Baumann.

Since July 2018 Carol Bacchus has been deputy equal opportunities and diversity officer at the DKFZ Heidelberg. As part of this activity, she continues the "Care & work" focus of her predecessor Mariel von Dürckheim and supports Lorenza D'Alessandro in many projects on gender equality.

Contact
Dr. Carol Bacchus
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg
Germany
phone: +49 6221 42-1676
email: c.bacchus@dkfz-heidelberg.de
room: D136a

 

Mrs Ingrid Fryson
Assistant to the Equal Opportunities and Diversity Officer and Deputy
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg
Germany
phone: +49 6221 42-3716
email: i.fryson@dkfz.de
room: D129

For questions related to the equality office, please write to:
gleichstellung@dkfz.de
or
equality@dkfz.de

 

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