The Netherlands Astronomy Equity and Inclusion Committee

Image of the Pleiades star cluster © Molly Wakeling AstronoMolly Images; Used with Permission.

Committee Members

Independent chair:
Samaya Nissanke


Koos Kegel;
deputy Betsey Adams


Ilse van Bemmel (Secretary);
deputy Harro Verkouter


Elisa Costantini;
deputy Russell Shipman


Jean-Michel Désert
deputy Ralph Wijers


Jake Noel-Storr
deputy Pratika Dayal


Pedro Russo
deputy Sanjana Panchagnula


Marijke Haverkorn
deputy Andrew Levan


Observer from RvdA:
Michael Wise

Shared documents

Terms of Reference

(Last updated July 2020)
Website version Terms_of_Reference 200916

Values and Code of Conduct

(Applies from August 1, 2020)
Website version Values_and_Conduct 200916

Recordings & Slides

April 2021

NAIEC Seminar 4
The Tactile Universe

May 2021

NAIEC Seminar 5
Three Women Astronomers and a Databank

January 2022

NAIEC Seminar 6
Creating Cultures of Care that Drive Inclusive Excellence

November 2020

NAIEC Seminar 1
LGBTQIA+ People in Astronomy

February 2021

NAIEC Seminar 2
Let's talk IDEA in Science

March 2021

NAIEC Seminar 3
Building Opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Astronomy