Category: News

1st synergy meeting report, available

We are very happy to announce that our 1st synergy meeting report is available to download! Thank you Plotina, Baltic Gender, EFFORTI, SAGE, GENERA, LIBRA and your representatives that were so kind to participate to our first meeting. If you like to follow the news and keep track of our common efforts to promote #genderequality…

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Workshop on “Implicit gender biases during evaluations: how to raise awareness and change attitudes?”

A workshop organized by the European Commission, with 70 participants, including our Maria Sangiuliano (gender expert, UNIVE) will take place in Brussels, today! The outcome of this workshop is to develop a common understanding on how to identify and avoid implicit #genderbiases during the evaluation process in research, and in particular in Horizon 2020. The…

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  • Graz, Austria

Presentation of EQUAL-IST project and crowdsourcing platform at the 16th Annual STS conference Graz 2017

During the 8th and 9th of May 2017, the 16th Annual STS conference was held in Graz, Austria, where the EQUAL-IST project was presented. Invited Chair of the Session: “Gender equality plans for higher education and science in STEM areas” with the presentation “Gender equality in ICT departments in European collaborations in nano S&T” by…

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EQUAL-IST – Member of EuroGender platform by EIGE

EQUAL-IST is in close cooperation with the European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE). In order to enhance our cooperation and get in touch with the gender related community, EQUAL-IST is now a proud member of EuroGender, which is EIGE’s online consultation and cooperation platform. Please, find our profile here and get connected to receive the…

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Numbers speak louder than words!

According to the EC’s “Women active in the ICT sector” report: For every 1,000 women in the EU with a degree, only 29 have a specialization in ICT compared with 95 for men Only 4 in 1,000 will work in the ICT sector Women are far more likely to leave the sector mid-career So, the…

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Crowdsourcing platform: the implementation path

The release of the CrowdEquality platform is just around the corner. We would like to present you, some steps during the implementation phase. A little while before the first Capacity Building Session, which took place in Venice, the WWU team presented their ideas for the platform implementation. A first visualization of the interface and the…

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Interview about Gender Equality Perspectives in Ukraine

International Women’s Day is one most discussing topics in Ukrainian society. Gender stereotypes, intolerance and discrimination make the women’s career growth neither impossible than wishful. The interview was organized to discuss tendencies that are to observe in the modern society’s development and the most important problems of misunderstandings that we should solve to build our…

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Happy International Women’s Day!

We wish you Happy International Women’s day with a promise! We will keep on working to foster gender equality in the ICT sector and soon you will also be able to contribute to the CrowdEquality platform. Your opinion matters to us! You can all be part of the structural changes in ICT institutions.#internationalwomensday #equalist #genderequality…

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Press-conference “Women’s Solidarity Week”

On 1 March 2017 representatives of the Kharkiv Platform “Culture of Equality” presented their activities in the frame of two projects – “Women’s Solidarity Week” and “Women’s History Month”. The participants were going to talk about business reality, a balance between family and work as well as opportunities for women in the realm of IT….

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The second Capacity Building Session & the third project meeting in Modena

After the first Capacity Building session held in Venice on 1-2 December 2016, where project partners have mainly worked and discussed on the building blocks of the Gender Audit Methodology, this second Capacity Building Session aimed at supporting the audit process itself, which in the meantime has been kicked off at each RPO and will…

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