From 2010 – 2012, the Partners in the GENDERA initiative will strive to make a change to the balance of gender in research organisations in Europe. By raising awareness in a wide cross-section of today's society, GENDERA aims to re-address the balance of gender within research organisations and higher education organisations across Europe. The role of women in specific disciplines and in decision making positions will be strengthened through dialogue (the gender debate) and the implementation of best practices. From 2010 onwards, the GENDERA partners will collect, systemise and analyse existing policies and programmes in order to identify good practices that are already having a positive effect on ensuring that women get higher in research organisations and higher education institutions and achieve decision-making positions.
The project is supported by the European Commission under the FP7 Capacities programme.
GENDERA is coordinated by Tudományos és Technológiai Alapítvány (Hungary). Other partners in the project are the Center for European Initiatives and Research in the Mediterranean (Spain), National Documentation Centre/ National Hellenic Research Foundation (EKT/NHRF) (Greece), Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia), Univerzita Mateja Bela (Slovakia), Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (Austria), Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum (Germany), Agencia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea (Italy) and ORT Braude College of Engineering (Israel). The project information brochure can be downloaded here
The National Documentation Centre (EKT/NHRF), partner of the GENDERAproject (Gender Debate in the European Research Area, http://www.gendera.eu/), cordially invites you to the Workshop on Gender Equality, organised within the framework of this project. The event will be held at the Auditorium “L. Zervas” of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF), in Athens, Greece, on November 23rd 2011.
The aim of this workshop is to raise awareness in the field of gender equality and to acknowledge the importance of gender balance by introducing good examples.
During the workshop, the dialogue among different stakeholders will be mainly based on the conclusions of the Gendera report entitled “Good Practices on Gender Equality in R& D organisations”, the European Commission report “Stocktaking 10 years of Women in Science policy by the European Commission 1999-2009, 2010” as well as “She Figures 2009” report.x
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