Timea Crofony

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Mgr. et Mgr. Timea Crofony MPA
freelance international gender trainer and consultant, lawyer and PhD. student of cultural anthropolpgy

I graduated from Law and Law Theory (Master's degree program) at the Faculty of Law of Charles University and from Gender Studies (Master's degree program) in Gender Studies at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University. Currently, I´m a PhD. studend of Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. I worked in public administration, advocacy (focusing on criminal law, family law and domestic violence) and the university as a lawyer, a methodologist of cooperation and as a coordinator of gender equality. I also completed the Comprehensive Training Programme in Research, Development and Innovation (MPA). I was a member of the Centre for Gender and Science under Czech Academy of Sciences since 2019, where I focused on cultural and institutional change in higher education and research organizations.

I am currently working as an international freelance trainer and consultant of gender equality problematics.


Country / Countries of Residence: Czech Republic

Professional Background

Working Experience

Work experience:

• Freelance international gender equality trainer and consultant (6/2021 – present)

• Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic
The Centre for Gender & Science Republic (8/2019 – 10/2021)
- junior researcher and lecturer: gender equality problematics, diversity, inclusion and intersectionality
- main coordinator of Community for change (over 360 members from universities and research organizations)
- coordinator of the cultural and institutional change in higher education and research organizations under the program of Inter-Excellence, HORIZON 2020, HORIZON EUROPE and HR AWARD
- consultant for public research organizations (gender dimension in research, implementation of gender equality plans)

• Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (10/2015- 3/2020)
Department of Research and Development
- lawyer, methodologist for cooperation and contractual research, gender equality coordinator
- administration of CRP (CDP, Ministry of Education) project “Soft Skills” (2016)
- author and main coordinator of CRP (CDP, Ministry of Education) project “Gender Equality” (2018, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague and Academy of Fine Arts in Prague)

• Attorney´s Office of JUDr. Lucie Hrdá (10/2014 – 09/2015)
Junior Associate
General law practice, family and criminal law specialist, domestic violence

• Ministry of Culture (03/2014 – 09/2014)
Lawyer, Department of Churches and Religious Societies
Administrative proceedings, problematics of religious freedom

Working experience in Gender Equality since:  5

Professional Position / Role

Researcher / Scolar

Area of Expertise

Scientific expertise
Facilitation expertise
Topical expertise

Sectors of Work Experience

Universities and Higher Education Sector
Research Funding Organisations
National Contact Points (NCPs) for Horizon Europe
Private Sector

Scientific Background


• Ethnology and cultural anthropology, Institute of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, 2020- present (PhD. program, DT: The Impact of Religion on Dating Patterns of Secular Israeli Jews)
- teaching experience: Introduction to Theories of Gender (ac. y. 2020/21)
• Gender Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague, 2018-2020 (Master´s degree, DT: Mechitza as a Metaphor: Separation or Unity?)
- graduated Summa cum Laude
• Complex educational program in the field of science, research and innovation, 2018-2019 (Alevia s.r.o., Master of public administration)
• Law and Law Theory, Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, 2008-2013 (Master´s degree, DT: The Legal Position of Federation of Jewish Communities in Czech Republic)

Additional Information

Availability for Trainings

Availability for Training Formats ONLINE

Training Session (duration: half day up to two days)

Speaker in a webinar (duration: up to half day)

Target Groups

Communication staff
Decision-makers (middle management)
Decision-makers (top-level management)
Gender Equality activists / promoters
Gender Equality change agents
Gender Equality researchers / scholars
Ombudspersons / persons of trust for Equal Opportunities / Gender Mainstreaming / Diversity Management
Staff assigned to recruitment procedures
Staff in charge of research planning and coordination / support to research projects
Team members of Gender Equality committees and / or working groups

Training Content Types

Gender+: Basic definitions and concepts
Gender Equality Plan: Introduction
Gender Equality Plan: Design and implementation
Gender Equality Plan: Monitoring and evaluation
Gender Equality Plan: Supporting change agents
Gender Equality in leadership and decision-making
Institutional gender analysis
Gender bias in recruitment, promotion and career management
Gender Equality in organisational culture and work-life balance
Acting against gender-based violence and sexual harassment
Sex and gender dimension in research content
Gender dimension in curricula and teaching
Dealing with resistances to gender equality
Gender sensitive and inclusive communication

Training Languages



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