January 16, 2023: New deputy Equal Opportunity Officer

Monday, 16. January 2023


Anna Lüttjohann (left in picture), Technical Assistant in the Department of Viral Zoonoses - One Health at LIV becomes Deputy Equal Opportunity Officer. Michaela Bockelmann (right in picture), Technical Assistant in the Department of Virus-Host Interaction remains the first contact person.

Together, the two are responsible for all matters relating to equal opportunities for women and men, as well as the compatibility of family and career at LIV. They help to protect against discrimination and sexual harassment and contribute to the elimination of discrimination. They can be reached at the email distribution list gleichstellungsbeauftragte(at)

"My motivation as an Equal Opportunity Officer at a scientific institute is to actively contribute to ensuring that all people, regardless of their gender or background, have the same opportunities and possibilities to develop their skills and talents and to succeed in science. An inclusive and diverse work environment is not only ethically right, but also key to innovative thinking and excellent research," says Anna Lüttjohann about her new position.

LIV sincerely thanks Jennifer Schütte, who is now taking parental leave, for her commitment as Equal Opportunities Officer over the past years and looks forward to working with the new Equal Opportunities Team.

More information about equality at LIV can be found here.