Category: News

EQUAL-IST is presenting at the International Conference on Gender Research ICGR 2018

On the 12 and 13th of April 2018, the EQUAL-IST project will participate and present two of its scientific publications at the International Conference on Gender Research ICGR 2018 that will take place in Porto, Portugal, while an EQUAL-IST Partner is invited as a Keynote speaker. EQUAL-IST will be more than present at the first…

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Networking meeting with ACM – Women India at the University of Calcutta

On the 20th of March 2018, a networking meeting was organized by Prof. Rituparna Chaki, member of the Women Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, in conjunction with a study visit of Prof. Agostino Cortesi from UNIVE and in the framework of existing cooperation projects between UNIVE and the University of Calcutta. The target…

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Science with and for Society Brokerage Event – Brussels, Belgium

EQUAL-IST representatives from ViLabs and UNIVE participated at the European Commission’s Brokerage event to present and discuss the results of the EQUAL-IST project and ensure its sustainability. To do so, the Apostolos (ViLabs) and Maria (UNIVE) investigated the relevant policy framework, and they discussed with key R&D players including researchers, representatives from CSOs and NGOs,…

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Our Second Webinar on Attracting and motivating girls toward STEM and ICT studies and professions has been completed successfully.

The Webinar was part of the EQUAL-IST Webinar Series: “Towards the implementation of the Gender Equality plans”, was held on the 16th of January 2018 via the “GoToMeeting” app and was about “Attracting and motivating girls toward the STEM and ICT studies and professions.” Significant speakers like Bianka Siwinska from the Educational Foundation “Perspektywy,” Line…

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Our First Webinar of the EQUAL-IST Webinar Series has been completed successfully

Our First Webinar of the EQUAL-IST Webinar Series: “Towards the implementation of Gender Equality Plans” on “Gender Sensitive Communication” has been completed successfully! The Webinar was held on the 3rd of November 2017 via the “gotomeeting” app and was about “Gender Sensitive Communication”. There were presentations on “Gender, language, empowerment” by Giuliana Giusti, Professor of…

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  • Kiev, Ukraine

The Victory of Female IT Students of S. Kuznets KhNUE at All-Ukrainian Hakaton for Girls

On October 21-22, 2017 in Kiev, the final stage of the All-Ukrainian Hackathon “Hack4Good: increasing the number of girls in STEM through IT technologies” took place. Hackaton organizers: Center for Development of Corporate Social Responsibility and UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine, with the financial support of the Austrian Embassy in Kiev, as well…

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Gender Equality – Old and News Challenges (International Congress)

On the 6th of October, our EQUAl-IST our portuguese partners, attended the Conference on “Gender Equality: Challenges Old and New”. The Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Human Rights (DH-CII) of the University of Minho hosted on October 6th, beginning at 9.3h, the International Conference on Gender Equality: Challenges Old and New, with the participation of scholars…

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Workshop of the BeSt F:IT and Digital Me project teams

On the 6th of September, the EQUAL-IST Project has participated in the Workshop of the BeSt F:IT and Digital Me project teams in Muenster, Germany. “Workshop of the BeSt F:IT and ”Digital Me” project teams to exchange experience and discuss collaboration opportunities. Both projects aim at encouraging girls to select IT as a university major. Further information about…

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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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The first project year at a glance – The implementation process and what is coming up next

While most of the universities are closed due to summer holidays, the EQUAL-IST project partners are working intensively to design the first version of the Gender Equality Plans (GEPs). We have prepared for you a presentation of the work that has been conducted until lately, before we introduce our Gender Equality Plans. If you want…

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