How to become a CHANGEr? Lessons learned from implementing gender equality plans


After a deserved summer break we have returned to work and proudly look back to what we have achieved in the last months. We successfully organised our final stakeholder workshop ‘Let's co-produce gender equity knowledge together' on the 26th and 27th of April 2022 in Aveiro , Portugal. Our Portuguese colleagues hosted the event with a lot of enthusiasm and academic care. [...]
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UNIZA still actively contributing to its aim- gender sensitization of the academic community


During the first half of 2022, UNIZA hosted numerous events for the academic community to promote understanding of GE. Read more here.
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Carina Jordão (UAVR) participates in a Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) promoted by Instituto Politécnico de Tomar in Portugal


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.
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Sisters are stronger together!


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 [...]
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Teresa Carvalho participated in a debate on budgeting for equality in ESG Week 2022


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.
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