CrowdEquality

Participate in the co-design of Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions! Employees, students, and other institutions invited by the EQUAL-IST project partners are welcome to share and discuss ideas for promoting gender equality using our specially designed Crowdsourcing Platform.

Project Events

EQUAL-IST at the Conference: “Accelerating ERA Development by promotion of…

The conference is held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Lithuania H.E. Dalia Grybauskaitė. The EQUAL-IST Project is going to participate via its Coordinator Vasiliki Moumtzi at the “Accelerating ERA Development by promotion of gender equality in STEM research” Conference, which is going to be held on November in Vilnius. The…

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The EQUAL-IST Project at the International Conference “ALTA 2017” in…

On the 16th of November 2017, the EQUAL-IST project was presented at the International Conference “Advanced Learning Technologies and Applications. Smart Education” ALTA’ 2017, which was organized by Kaunas University of Technology and National Association of Distance Education in Kaunas Lithuania. The conference aims to be an opportunity to gather European educational actors, from policy…

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First webinar – Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans

First Webinar of the EQUAL-IST Webinar Series: “Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans” on “Gender Sensitive Communication” 3rd November 13.00-14.30 – On “GoToMeeting” app The EQUAL-IST Team invites you to participate in the first Webinar titled: “Gender Sensitive Communication”, of the four EQUAL-IST Webinars series: “Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans”. The Webinar…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project at the XI Congress of UESA

On October 21, 2017 within the framework of the Congress of Ukrainian European Studies Association (UESA), members of UAEC visited S. Kuznets KhNUE and exchanged experience in the implementation of international grant projects. UESA is the National Association, which brings together experts on European integration from all over Ukraine and is a part of European…

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Open lecture of Prof. Drude Dahlerup at S. Kuznets KhNUE

On 20th of October 2017, S. Kuznets KhNUE held an open lecture delivered by the Professor of Political Science at Stockholm University, an international consultant on the empowerment of women in politics and a specialist on the implementation of gender quota systems, a member of the Global Civil Society Advisory Group to the executive director…

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Mini-lecture on “Gender balance in the education” for schoolchildren at…

On the 7th of October 2017, the EQUAL-IST project was presented within the framework of the Kuznets School Day event at Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics. The event was organized for schoolchildren and focused on choosing a future profession. The KhNUE team of EQUAL-IST project presented the basis of the project’s goal and…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST at the 1st International Gender Forum “Global…

On the 7th of July 2017, the first International Gender Forum “Global Gender Forum” was held in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Female representation in the political, business and cultural life of today’s Ukraine was on the Forum’s agenda. The objective of the Forum was to create an ongoing platform for communication on gender issues and to support…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST at “Gender Hackathon: Technology and Media in…

On the 15th-17th of June 2017 members of the Horizon 2020 EQUAL-IST team Ganna Plekhanova and Daria Nagaivska (S. Kuznets KhNUE) presented EQUAL-IST project and the crowdsourcing platform at the Gender Hackathon: Technology and Media in Achieving Gender Equality in Sumy, Ukraine. The topic of the presentation was “Experience in the Development and Implementation of…

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IT enables Idea Crowdsourcing – A Mean to Promote Gender…

The study “IT-Enables Idea Crowdsourcing — A Mean to Promote Gender Equity in IT Research Institutions” has been presented in the Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) in Portugal, by Gorbacheva Elena and Barann Benjamin. Elena is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Information Systems at the University of Muenster…

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Presentation of the EQUAL-IST project and the CrowdEquality platformat the…

The EQUAL-IST project and the CrowdEquality platform at the AIS (Association for Information Systems) Women Networking Event, which took place within the 25th European Conference on Information Systems Elena Gorbacheva presented the EQUAL- IST project and the CrowdEquality platform at the AIS (Association for Information Systems) Women Networking Event within the 25th European Conference on…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the Workshop,…

On the 10th of June 2017, the annual meeting of SWIM (National Association of Science Writers in Italy) co-organized by Università Ca’ Foscari, hosted a workshop on gender in media which gave the opportunity to present the EQUAL-IST project, partner’s actions focused on Institutional Communication and the CrowdEquality Platform. Maria Sangiuliano presented “Changing the representation…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the Workshop…

The necessary interventions in research and education: the EQUAL-IST project and the Digital Girls summer camp. The Workshop “Does Industry 4.0 have a gender?” organized within the annual event R2B – Research to Business 2017 in Bologna, during the 8th and 9th of June 2017, focused on the gender dimension in education and research, and…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the International…

On the 8th of June 2017 member of the Horizon 2020 EQUAL-IST team Ganna Plekhanova (S. Kuznets KhNUE) presented EQUAL-IST project and the crowdsourcing platform at the International Scientific Conference “Oliviysky Forum-2017” in Mykolaiv / Koblevo, Ukraine. The XI International Scientific Conference “Olbian Forum – 2017: Strategies of the Black Sea region in the geopolitical…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the International…

On the 25th May 2017 member of the Horizon 2020 Equal-IST team Ganna Plekhanova (S. Kuznets KhNUE) presented EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the International scientific conference “Transformations in Ukrainian Education and Scientific Research: Global Context” in Uman, Ukraine. The International Conference “Transformation in Ukrainian Education And Scientific Research: Global Context” was held in…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the 16th…

On the 8th May 2017 member of the Horizon 2020 Equal-IST team Ganna Plekhanova (S. Kuznets KhNUE) presented Equal-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the 16th Annual STS Conference 2017: Social Justice in Science, Technology and Environment in Graz, Austria. The 16th Annual STS Conference Graz 2017 was devoted to research in the areas of…

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S. KUZNETS KhNUE HELD THE WORKSHOPS ON GENDER EQUALITY WITHIN…

On 6th and 7th of March the project EQUAL-IST team held workshops on gender equality and equal opportunities in S. Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics. The workshops are an integral part of a gender audit within HORIZON2020 project «Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions)» (EQUAL-IST), which is implemented in S….

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Capacity building session 2

Supporting the audit process towards the design of Gender Equality Plans: EQUAL-IST Participatory Gender Audit Methodology Goal This second capacity building meeting has the main goal of supporting the audit process itself, which in the meantime has been kicked off at each RPO and will continue until the end of March approximately. Description After the…

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EQUAL-IST workshop at KhNUE

On 21st of February at Kharkiv Region and S. Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics the EQUAL-IST internal workshop to support the internal gender audit took place. The main issue was “What is the role played the EU anti-discrimination legislation in dealing with women’s rights in Europe”. Mary Collins, expert in the field of economic…

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GenPORT e-Discussion

While the majority of our partners will be in Modena for the 2nd Capacity Building Session, some of us will attend the interesting e-discussion on GenPORT for gender balance in decision-making in Research organisations. Join us! It’s free and anyone can participate. Online discussion, 23rd of Februrary, 2017 10:00 – 12:00 Central European Time. Find…

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1st EQUAL-IST workshop in KhNUE

On 21st of February at Kharkiv Region and S. Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics the EQUAL-IST internal workshop for internal gender audit took place. This was the first workshop/meeting with academic staff.

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Internal gender audit at UniMORE

Another step of the EQUAL-IST internal gender audit at UniMORE: Yesterday the focus group with the academic staff to reflect together on gender equality in UniMORE departments and in research. Thanks to all the participants for the interesting contributions! University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

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EQUAL-IST workshop in KTU

On 14th of February at the premises of KTU Kauno technologijos universitetas/Kaunas University of Technology the first EQUAL-IST workshop was organised to trigger interesting discussions about gender equality in Lithuania and Gender Equality Plans.

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Internal workshop in University of Modena Reggio Emilia

Our partners are busy with internal Gender Audit processes: University of Modena Reggio Emilia in Italy has just held its first workshop with students to reflect and identify the causes of gender inequalities at the engineering and informatics faculty. Next workshops will involve researchers and administrative staff of the University! Students include the EQUAL-IST workshop…

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Capacity building session 1

Building the internal knowledge base towards the design of Gender Equality Plans: EQUAL-IST Participatory Gender Audit Methodology Goal This two days session aims to present the methodological guidelines for IST-ICT research organizations internal gender audit, and facilitate their adoption and customization by EQUAL-IST partners. Description Day one will include presentation of the EQUAL-IST State of…

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First EQUAL-IST Webinar

Participate in our first webinar and learn about the EURAXESS initiative! Join us at our 1st webinar that is taking place on 17th of November at 1pm CET sharp! Goal To introduce the EURAXESS initiative and network to the EQUAL-IST project partners, to discuss the areas for collaboration between EURAXESS and EQUAL-IST, and to stimulate…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST at the 1st International Gender Forum “Global…

A Round table with the subject “Gender stereotypes: “Leave cannot be broken”- where to put a comma?” has been organized by Kharkiv regional state administration on 15.09.2016 at Press Centre “Status Quo”, Kharkiv (Ukraine). On the 15th οf September, the EQUAL-IST project was presented on the round table “Gender stereotypes: “Leave cannot be broken”- where…

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Readings of the month

Interesting Readings of the Month – October 2017

We have collected some interesting readings and publications published regarding Gender Equality in Information Science and Technology from Partners, Institutions and researchers which provide news ideas and points of view on the matter of Gender Equality in ICT/IST. We kindly recommend you, to have a look at them so you can keep in touch with…

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Interesting Readings of the Month – September 2017

We have collected some interesting readings and publications published regarding Gender Equality in Information Science and Technology from Partners, Institutions and researchers which provide news ideas and points of view on the matter of Gender Equality in ICT/IST. We kindly recommend you, to have a look at them so you can keep in touch with…

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