An introduction to the Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (GEAM) tool

Session 1
  • 11 May 2021
  • 10:00-12:15 cest (Brussels time)
  • Jörg Müller
  • Sergi Yanes
Important information
  • This workshop is specifically geared towards individuals with little experience in the social sciences, with no previous knowledge regarding the design and implementation of online surveys. The GEAM is a framework to generate and report high quality data on gender equality without in-depth previous knowledge to design and implement surveys.

Participation in this introductory workshop is a prerequisite to participate in the two follow-up, hands-on sessions: Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring (GEAM) tool (part I & part II)

Learning objectives
  • Introduce basic concepts regarding online survey deployment for Gender Equality, including data protection, available technical solutions, measurement issues
  • Understand the architecture of the GEAM infrastructure
  • Get an overview of the basic components (indicators) of the GEAM questionnaire
  • Gain hands-on experience working with the LimeSurvey environment and adapting the GEAM questionnaire
  • Understand the importance of customization and (national, regional, organizational) context for questionnaire development and deployment.
  • Critical understanding of feminist perspective on quantitative data, statistical analysis, measurement.
Who is it for?
  • Gender Equality officers
  • Human resources officers
  • Science managers
  • Researchers and academics forming part of equality committees and working groups
Training Material

PowerPoint Presentation



Jörg Müller

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Trainer

Jörg Müller is senior researcher at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3 – UOC) in Barcelona, Spain where he forms part of the Gender and ICT research program. He obtained his PhD in Communications at the European Graduate School (EGS) in Saas-Fee, Switzerland and holds a degree in Sociology and Computer Science from the Free-University in Berlin, Germany. He has been coordinating several European projects on gender and science, including “GenPORT – Your gateway to gender and science resources” (2013-2017), GEDII – “Gender-Diversity-Impact” (2015-2018) and “ACT - Communities of Practice for Accelerating Gender Equality and Institutional Change in Research and Innovation across Europe” (2018-2021). Main research interests include practice based approach to gender (in)equality, the science of team science, and new, data intensive research methods within the social sciences.

Sergi Yanes

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Co-trainer

Sergi Yanes, Ph.D. in Social Anthropology. I am currently working on the ACT project within the Gender and ICT research group (GenTIC) of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) – Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). My scientific interests include urban and social inequalities, ordering and social control. I have worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Government and Public Policy (IGOP) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), for the evaluation plan of the basic income trial experiment B-MINCOME (Urban Innovative Action-EU), and previously I have been part of the coordination staff of an educational program from the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay (MEC). I am a member of the Catalan Institute of Anthropology.