Members of the GEOMAR WEB are all women with responsibility for staff (professors, group leaders, junior professors, scientists on 3+3 houshold positions, administrative leaders) as well as the equal opportunity officer(s). Out of the members, the GEOMAR WEB elects a chairwoman and a substitute as well as a managing board for three years. The managing board consists of another seven members on mainly permanent positions at GEOMAR and evenly distributed over the research divisions. To ensure the link to the target group of young scientists at GEOMAR, one postdoc representative for each research divison take part in WEB activities and planning. The scientific coordinators of running programes in Kiel (HOSST, IMAP, ISOS, SFB, SPP, via:mento) are permanent guests in WEB member meetings and take part in WEB activities.