Setting up and supporting internal change agents

  • 28 October 2021
  • 29 October 2021
  • 09:30-12:45 cest (Brussels time)
  • Lorena Pajares Sánchez
Learning objectives
  • Sensitise about the importance of establishing or supporting change agents in GE-oriented institutional change processes.
  • Familiarise with the process of stakeholder engagement.
  • Acquire the capacity to develop engagement strategies diversified per GE objectives,
Who is it for?
  • Gender Equality Plan/GEP team members in HE and research organisations
  • Gender Equality Officers and Gender focal points in HE and research organisations
  • Gender Equality activists and promoters in HE and research organisations
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion/EDI staff in HE and research organisations
  • HR officers in HE and research organisations
Training materials

Power Point presentation

Handout 1_EU legal and policy framework

Handout 2_Roadmap to Gender Equality Plan

Handout 3_Guiding principles of institutional change



Lorena Pajares Sánchez

Trainer & Gender Development Consultant

Lorena is a trainer and gender and development consultant, with 20 years of professional experience combined with a strong academic grounding in Social Sciences, participatory research and feminist methodologies. She is currently engaged with the Horizon2020 project SUPERA (Supporting the Promotion of Equality in Research and Academia) at the Complutense University of Madrid, and has collaborated with many other institutions, Public Administrations and Third Sector organisations in research and training projects aimed at gender transformative action.