The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) relies on scientific expertise, creativity and passion. Employees are supported irrespective of their sex, nationality, religion, disability, age, culture, and sexual identity. Their diversity is the basis of the top level research at MPI-M. Regarding equal opportunities, the institute focuses on the reconciliation of family and work.

Equal Opportunities Officers
Ann Kristin Naumann and Wiebke Schubotz are the Equal Opportunities Officers at MPI-M.

Their duties:
"The Equal Opportunities Officer has the duty to promote and monitor equal opportunities for women and men and to eliminate existing and prevent future sex discrimination in the facility. She has an input to all personell-related, organizational and social measures affecting the equality of women and men, the compatibility of family and work and the prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace. She also provides advice and support on these issues to individual employees." (Excerpt from Policy Governing Equal Opportunities for Women and Men at the Max Planck Society)