Creating your Gender Equality Plan. Towards gender aware research organisations: Basic keys to elaborate Gender Equality Plans [2021-06-28]


28 June 2021


within 3 days




4 h 30 min

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


Target Group

  • Human resource officers
  • Researchers
  • Gender equality officers / focal persons; Equality / diversity officers




Timea Crofony

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.

Vasia Madesi

Consultant in Gender Equality at Yellow Window

Vasia Madesi is an experienced professional in EU project management, with a specialisation in coordination and support of European Research and Innovation projects. She is a Consultant at Yellow Window. 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 Train the Trainers network of the GE Academy project.

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