Creating your gender equality plan

Creating your Gender Equality Plan Towards gender aware research organisations: Basic keys to elaborate Gender Equality Plans
  • 28 June 2021
  • 29 June 2021
  • 30 June 2021
  • 14:00-15:30 cest (Brussels time)
  • Vasia Madesi
  • Timea Crofony
Learning objectives
  • Familiarise with basic concepts
  • Sensitise about key problems at stake regarding gender in Research and Innovation
  • Raise awareness about the importance of institutional change for gender equality
  • Familiarise with the concept of a Gender Equality Plan (GEP) and its main stages
Who is it for?
  • Human resource officers
  • Researchers
  • Gender equality officers / focal persons; Equality / diversity officers
Registration process
  • This training is a basic introductory session. We kindly ask you to participate in all sessions: every session is strictly interlinked with the others.
  • As seats are not unlimited, priority will be given to candidates corresponding to the target groups (please, check out "Who is it for?") and those residing in the EU Member States and Associated countries. Following your registration, an e-mail of confirmation of participation will be sent. Thank you for your understanding.
  • We encourage you to register using your professional email, if any.
  • Please be aware that all GE Academy trainings will be recorded for internal reasons. In case of publishing only the trainer's input will be published. Statements and contributions of participants will not be disclosed in published recordings/videos



Vasia Madesi

GE Academy Trainer

Vasia Madesi is an experienced professional in EU project management, with a specialization in coordination and support of European Research and Innovation projects. She holds a BSc in Political Sciences from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MSc in Political Theory and Philosophy. Since 2014, Vasia has participated in the implementation of several research and innovation projects which cover various sectors, including entrepreneurship, innovation and technology with a gender+ and inclusion dimension. She is currently part of the coordination team of the GE Academy project.

Timea Crofony

GE Academy Trainer

Timea graduated from Law at the Faculty of Law of Charles University and from Gender Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University. Currently, she is a PhD. student of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology at Faculty of Arts, Charles University. She worked in public administration, advocacy (focusing on criminal law, family law and domestic violence) and as a university lawyer and methodologist of cooperation with the business entities and as a gender equality coordinator. She completed a comprehensive educational program in research, development and innovation (MPA). Currently, she works as a gender trainer and consultant of Centre for Gender and Science, Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences.