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

Gender Equality Policies in Research Institutions: Promoting transformative and sustainable…

Date and time: 22 May 2019 Venue: Marivaux Hotel, Boulevard Adolphe Max 98, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium Final Conference Press Release on Cordis: Click here Agenda Presentation files Session 1: Setting the scene on Policy and Research Introduction and welcome to the event: Vasiliki Moumtzi (project coordinator, Vilabs), Maria Sangiuliano and Agostino Cortesi (Ca’ Foscari University-…

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2nd International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2019)

On the 11th and 12th of April 2019, EQUAL-IST partners have participated in the 2nd International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2019) presenting the project as well as a joint publication. The joint publication was about the outcomes of the GEP implementation: “Lessons learned from tailored Gender Equality Plans: classification and analysis of actions implemented within the EQUAL-IST…

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EQUAL-IST presented at workshop organised by the Professional Order of…

On the 5th of April 2019, the EQUAL-IST project and the project resutls were presented at the workshop Le dis-pari opportunità in ambito lavorativo, organised by the Professional Order of Psychologists , Sala della Traslazione del Convento San Domenico in Bologna. The workshop “Le dis-pari opportunità in ambito lavorativo”, organized by the Professional Order of Psychologists aimed…

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EQUAL-IST at Ragazze Digitali RUN4FUTURE

The EQUAL-IST initiatives to fill the gender gap in the student population of ICT degree courses and the extension of the Summer Camp Ragazze Digitali in the city of Reggio Emilia were presented during the event “Ragazze Digitali RUN4FUTURE”, organized by Unimore and European Women Management Development Association in collaboration with the Training and Employment…

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EQUAL-IST presented at event organised by CRID, Municipality of Modena…

On the 14th of March 2019, the EQUAL-IST project and main actions towards Gender Equality implemented at UniMORE were presented during the event “Tecnologie, istituzioni e nuovi scenari della vita umana – Il progetto EQUAL-IST: la promozione della parità nell’epoca della rete”, organized by CRID  (Interdepartmental Research Center on Discrimination and Vulnerability) in collaboration with the…

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THINK DIGITAL! Il futuro è già qui. Tenetevi pronti. Ragazze…

EQUAL-IST participated in the Event – THINK DIGITAL! Il futuro è  già qui. Tenetevi pronti. Ragazze Digitali 2019 – under the organisation of the European Women Management Development Association in collaboration with Italian Confederation of Ceramics. The event “Think Digital! Il futuro è già qui. Tenetevi pronti” was organized by European Women Management Development Association in collaboration with…

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EQUAL-IST and EURAXESS 2nd Webinar

2nd Webinar on Establishing Synergies between the EQUAL-IST Project and the EURAXESS Initiative and Network Promotion of Gender Equality at EURAXESS and EQUAL-IST Date and time: 28 February 2019 – 11:00 CET (Duration: 1:40’) Venue: Online here Registration fee: Free – book your place here! Contact us Abstract European Research Area (ERA) objectives on gender…

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EQUAL-IST Webinar on Gender in ICT/IST research content

5th Webinar of the EQUAL-IST Webinar Series: “Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans” on: “Gender in ICT/IST research content: Why and how to integrate a gender (and intersectional) approach in your research projects” Duration: 90 minutes, 14:00 – 15:30 CET Free of charge on the “GoToMeeting” app: here Description As in most of the…

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EQUAL-IST at the Annual Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) conference

On the 12th and 13th of December 2018, the EQUAl-ISt project was presented at the Annual Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) conference, organised by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency – EACEA, Rome in ITALY. Professor of the Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics, Ukraine, Iryna ZOLOTARYOVA participated in the annual Higher Education Reform Expert…

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Information Day “EU Program ‘Horizon 2020’: Rules and Opportunities for…

On 15th November 2018 Karazin University held the Information Day “EU Program ‘Horizon 2020’”: Rules and Opportunities for Participation” organized by: N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, the Department for Improvement of Regional Competitiveness of Kharkiv Regional State Administration, the Department of Science and Education of Kharkiv Regional State Administration, the National Coordinator of the Horizon 2020…

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EQUAL-IST and Startup Nights Münster

On the 13th of November 2018, EQUAl-IST took part in the Pitch Event – Startup Nights Münster , organised by the Digital Hub münsterLAND (https://www.digitalhub.ms/), which took place at Hafentor, Hafenweg 16, Muenster in Germany. Startup Nights Münster are biannual events organised by Digital Hub münsterLAND, where startup founders from Muenster and the Muenster region can…

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EQUAL-IST as SILVER SPONSOR of the STEMM Equality Congress 2018

During the 11th and 12th of October 2018, the EQUAl-IST project has participated and has been the *SILVER Sponsor*  of the 2018 STEMM Equality Congress (STEMM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine), which took place in Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam in the Netherlands. From https://stemmequality.com/about/intro/: “The STEMM Equality Congress 2018 offers delegates an opportunity to hear from and…

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Annual Seminar of the Chair for Information Systems and Information…

Durign the 4th and the 5th of  October 2018, the Annual Seminar of the Chair for Information Systems and Information Management took place in Muenster, Germany under the organisation of the Chair for Information Systems and Information Management. Chair for Information Systems and Information Management is the largest Chair at the Department of Information Systems, the…

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UNIMORE and Ragazze Digitali Expò (in Modena Smart Life)

On the 29th of September 2018: UNIMORE – EQUAL-IST partner and European Women Management Development Association in collaboration with Modena Municipality, have organised the Ragazze Digitali Expò (in Modena Smart Life). The Summer Camp Ragazze Digitali and the EQUAL-IST initiatives to fill the gender gap in the student population of ICT degree courses were presented during the event…

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European Researchers’ Night 2018 – Complesso San Paolo in Modena,…

On the 28th of September 2018, our partners from UNIMORE have participated in the European Researchers’ Night 2018 – Complesso San Paolo in Modena, Italy. “European Researchers’ Night: exploring science whilst having fun” –  A dissemination event where a citizen meet researchers, talks to them, and finds out what they really do for society, in…

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International Conference on “Digital, Social and Civic Competences development for…

On the 23rd of August 2018, the EQUAL-IST project participated in the International Conference on “Digital, Social and Civic Competences development for Adult Educators Working with Migrants and Refugees”, organised by the Baltic Education Technology Institute. The International Conference was dedicated to sharing the insights, the newest findings and experience with adult educators working with migrants and refugees….

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A seminar for IT field Researchers – Kaunas, Lithuania

On the 26th of July, 2018, the EQUAl-IST partners from KTU, have partcipated to the seminar for IT filed researchers that was organised in Kaunas. The Seminar for Researchers was aimed to present the new Tools for Data Processing and some changes in the Faculty of Informatics. The target audience of the event was Researchers…

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International Conference “ADVANCED COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES”

The first three days of June, from 1st until the 3rd, 2018, the EQUAl-IST Partners from Ukraine, participated in the International Conference “ADVANCED COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES”, organised by the University of South Bohemia, Ceske Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC. The conference was attended by researchers of the ICT field from 12 countries. Within the framework of the section “Information and…

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Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans

The EQUAL-IST Webinar Series: “Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans.” Third Webinar of the series on: “Enhancing female researchers careers in ICT/IST: structural change at the intersection between Department/Faculty and University level measures.” 2 Webinars in 2 Days 23rd – 24th May 2018 13.00-14.00 CEST The EQUAL-IST Team invites you to participate in the…

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Diagnosis of the Students’ situation – High School Carlos Amarante,…

On the 26th of April 2018: The Portugal EQUAL-IST partners participated at the “Diagnosis of the Students’ situation” event at the High School Carlos Amarante, Braga in Portugal. This action was born inside a Portuguese governmental initiative of CIG institute called “Engineers by one day” with the aim of developing a presentation with a female engineer…

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“Women’s Development in STEM” Forum, NGO STEM-COALITION, Kharkiv, Ukraine

KhNUE EQUAL-IST Project team took part in the “Women’s Development in STEM” Forum and signed the Technology Pact for Women Development in STEM-companies. On April 20, 2018 the NGO STEM-COALITION organized the “Women’s Development in STEM” Forum within the framework of the Project “Technology Pact for Women Development in STEM-companies.”  The main goal of the…

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Women and Work: comparison between national and international situation

On the 4th of April 2018, the “Donne e Lavoro: situazione nazionale e internazionale a confront” (Women and Work: comparison between national and international situation)  was organised by the Unimore Delegate to Equal Opportunities, Leo Club Modena and Europe Dircet Center of Modena Municipality. The cycle of seminars  “Women and Work: comparison between national and…

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Webinar IDEALIST- Gender in ICT Research. How to address gender…

On the 27th of March 2018, the training webinar “IDEALIST- Gender in ICT Research. How to address gender issues in ICT Proposals” was organised via the  Go To Meeting Platform. The event aimed at providing ICT-H2020 National Contact Points from across the EU with knowledge and practical examples of why and how gender can be…

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Unimore EQUAL-IST Team organised the Seminar “Gender Stereotypes in Education.”

On the 15th of March 2018, the Unimore EQUAL-IST Team organised the Seminar “Gender Stereotypes in Education.” The seminar was targeted to 19 teachers of 3 elementary and 1 medium school in Modena. The UniMORE team presented the basis of the project’s goal,  objectives and main actions included in the GEPs about the Teaching and Services for…

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1st International Conference on Gender Research – Porto, Portugal

The EQUAL-IST project was presented at the International Conference on Gender Research #ICGR 2018 in Porto during the 12th and 13th of April 2018. The EQUAL-IST scientific publication: “Negotiating Gender Equality Policies in IST-ICT Research Institutions: Reflections from the participatory Audit to the design of Gender Equality Plans in the EQUAL-IST Project”, authored by Maria…

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EQUAL-IST at the Conference – La memoria di genere. Storie,…

The Conference was organised on teh 8th of March 2018 and had the objective of celebrating the International Women’s Day by highlighting all the research projects and initiatives which are active at UNIVE, to present them to a wide public, to the scientific community and for facilitating networking among them. (Maria Sangiuliano) was presenting the…

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Women, Technologies and Work: The Digital Gender Gap

An event entitled ‘Women, Technologies and Work: The Digital Gender Gap‘ was organized in collaboration between the EQUAL-IST research team and the UniMORE Unified Committee of Guarantees (CUG). The event was held on 6th March 2018 at the Department of Law of the University of Modena, with 78 participants, targeted to researchers, UniMORE staff members,…

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Round table “Month of women history” – EQUAL-IST team, Centre…

On the 20th of March 2018, S. Kuznets KhNUE held the Round table “Month of women history” organised by Kharkiv Centre of Gender Culture, Network of gender centres at Kharkiv universities and EQUAL-IST team. Representatives of gender centres at universities and NGO’s of Kharkiv region, experts on gender equality as well as students were informed…

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Presentation of EQUAL-IST project at the conference of young scientists,…

On February 15th, 2018 S. Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics held the International scientific and practical conference of young scientists, students and graduate students “INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE MODERN WORLD: RESEARCHES OF YOUNG SCIENTIST”. This year the conference aimed at experience exchange in the next focus areas: – information technology and management systems for…

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Women in IT: Paradox or Reality?

On the 5th of February 2018, the topic of gender equality was discussed with students of the Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics (KhNUE ). Kharkiv IT Cluster members and other IT industry professionals took part in the discussion. Despite all stereotypes, obstacles, and prejudice these women succeeded in career and shared their experience…

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EQUAL-IST Workshops for Pre-University Students

On the 2nd of February 2018, the EQUAL-IST Team of UMINHO together with WiE-PT organised workshops to promote engineer to pre-university students. They took place on the 2nd February at Engineer School of the University of Minho, Campus of Guimarães.

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Visit of EU Ambassador in Ukraine Mr. Hugues MINGARELLI to…

On the 22nd of December 2018 EU Ambassador in Ukraine Mr. Hugues Mingarelli visited S. Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics. During the meeting, different areas of international activities of S. Kuznets KhNUE including projects implemented by the program Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 were presented by academic staff and students to EU Ambassador. Among other…

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Second Webinar on Attracting and motivating girls toward STEM and…

Second Webinar of the EQUAL-IST Webinar Series: “Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans” on Attracting and motivating girls toward STEM and ICT studies and professions The EQUAL-IST Team invites you to participate in the second Webinar titled: “Attracting and motivating girls toward STEM and ICT studies and careers: good practices in the EU, of…

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Tag der Lehre: Towards higher gender diversity and inclusion of…

On the 10th of January 2018, the workshop Tag der Lehre towards higher gender diversity and inclusion of international students in the information systems (IS) study programme was organised by WWU- and ERCIS. The workshop aimed at discussing the ongoing and prospective actions towards enhancing gender diversity and inclusion of international students in the Information Systems study…

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First Ukrainian Women’s Congress – Member of Ukrainian Parliament ”Equal…

On November 22-23, 2017, the First Ukrainian Gender Congress was held in Kyiv. The agenda of the Forum was the question of representation of women in the political, business and cultural life of modern Ukraine. The purpose of the Forum was to create a permanent platform for communication on gender issues, to support social and…

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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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