Portia Ltd designs and implements effective, evidence-based strategies for advancing quality of research and innovation through gender. Our work covers gender equality issues in STEM and gender dimension in the content, process and impact of science (STEM) endeavours.
Watch Elizabeth's keynote delivered at the 8th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education. The keynote by "one of the world's most infomred persons on gender equality matters" gives a marvellous roundup of the research that underpins Portia's work; research that Elizabeth has been studying since Portia's inception in the early 1990s. Elizabeth gives a brief history of gender and science since the 1970s, outlining teh shifting paradigm since the early days of "fix the women" to today's understanding of gender issues as criteria of excellence. Read more about the outcomes of GENDER2014 on their website.
12 November 2014
2015 sees the Gender Summits expand across the globe. The GS5 Africa will be held in Cape Town on 28 - 30 April, the GS6 Asia-Pacific in Seoul on 26 - 28 August and the GS7 EU in central Europe in Autumn. The newly re-launched www.gender-summit.com is your portal to information on the events. We have also collected resources from previous Summits for you to download and watch. Go to www.gender-summits.com and pick a regional event to learn more and to sign up to the newsletter.
27 October 2014
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