On the 9th of June, Carina Jordão, member of the CHANGE project team in Portugal, participated as an invited speaker in the Blended Intensive Program (BIP), organized by Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (IPT) in a b-learning format, with the theme "An Inclusive University in a Diverse World". Her communication, included in the workshop "How to integrate the gender-dimension into research and teaching contents" focused on the experience of the CHANGE project at the University of Aveiro. The BIP, framed in the IPT gender equality, diversity and inclusion plan, was promoted in the scope of the Erasmus+ Program and took place between the 6th and 17th of June. The main goal of the event was to train teaching and non-teaching staff in gender equality, diversity and inclusion issues in higher education institutions.
CHANGE's sister project GRANteD identifies factors that cause gender imbalances before, during, and after grant submission and sheds light on gender biases in grant allocation processes and its consequences for the researchers' careers. This research is of great importance to support implementation projects like CHANGE, which are [...]
On May 18, Teresa Carvalho, coordinator of the CHANGE project at the University of Aveiro (Portugal), participated in a debate on 'budgeting for equality', integrated in one of the conferences of ESG - Environmental, Social, Governance WEEK 2022. In the same debate, moderated by Luís Marvão, also participated Ana Martinho Fernandes, Director of Strategy and Planning Support Services of the Commission for Gender Equality (CIG), and Valkama Paivi, Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support REFORM Unit B1 — Revenue Administration and Public Financial Management. ESG Week 2022, promoted by the Portuguese Association for Business Ethics, brought together government representatives, business leaders, national and international experts, academia and civil society organizations to debate some of the major sustainability issues (framed within the ESG domain) in Portugal.