Our mission is to help you foster a
culture of respect in your academic workplace.
Respect is Part of Research is a sexual harassment prevention workshop. Trained discussion facilitators lead their peers in small group discussions to eliminate the taboo surrounding discussion of sexual harassment.
Our organization began in 2013 in the UC Berkeley Department of Physics, where a group of graduate students wanted to take action to raise awareness and reduce the frequency of sexual harassment in the physical sciences. Since then, we have partnered with the Department of Astronomy to offer their graduate students access to the same training given to physics students. The UC Berkeley Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination has expressed support for our program, and we aim to partner with them to provide our workshops as a more personal and targeted alternative to the university’s existing training programs.