14/04/2021. Text by Marta Daniela Santos.
On April 27, 2021, takes place the workshop ‘Women empowerment, gender equality, responsible research and innovation’, organized within the Horizon 2020 Project SOILdarity, coordinated by Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes – cE3c.The workshop occurs online, between 9h30-16h30 (GMT+1, Lisbon time). Register HERE until April 26, 5:00pm (GMT+1, Lisbon time).
The workshop “Women empowerment, gender equality, responsible research and innovation” aims to promote the discussion about the state of the art of women’s role in distinct realities and environments, how their visibility is increasing, as well as the main obstacles for the assumption of high-level responsibilities in modern and in traditional organizations and contexts. Experts, practitioners and decision makers will participate, allowing to have an excellent and global perspective about this actual subject.
Join us and contribute to the debate! Register HERE until April 26, 5:00pm (GMT+1, Lisbon time): http://bit.ly/WomenEmp-REGISTER
WORKSHOP PROGRAMME (GMT+1, Lisbon time):
Program will be updated with more information on abstracts and invited speakers
9:30am: Open session and welcome: Cristina Cruz (cE3c-Ciências ULisboa, Coordinator of SOILdarity project))
1st session (9:40-11:15am):
9:40am: Prominent issues related with women empowerment and gender equality: women in entrepreneurship, obstacles to develop a successful professional career inside formal organizations, women in policy affairs.
With the invited speakers: Maria João H. Parreira (researcher at INIAV/JobToc Project), Lourdes Morillas (Researcher and Marie Curie expert in cE3c/Ciências- ULisboa), Sónia Brito (Winner of the competition for women agricultural entrepreneurs TalentA (CAP)), Sandra Ribeiro (President of the Commission for Citizenship and Equality- Portugal). Moderator: Alexandra Freire (Confederation of Portuguese Farmers (CAP)).
2nd session (11:30am-1:30pm):
11:30am: The women empowerment and gender issues in distinct realities: the cases of Portugal, Israel and Belgium.
With the invited speakers: Cristina Máguas Hanson (Coordinator of cE3c - Ciências ULisboa), Avigail Moor (Tel-Hai College/ MIGAL - Galilee Research Institute), Patrizia Grifoni (Italian Research Council, member of R&I- PEERS), Maria de Jesus Fernandes (President for the Portuguese Order of Biologists). Moderator: Maria Amélia Martins-Loução (cE3c - Ciências ULisboa).
3rd session (2:30-4:30pm):
2:30pm: The institutional support to women empowerment in sciences, in science management and in other activities.
With the invited speakers: José Matos (National Institute for Agricultural and Veterinary Research (PT)), Luísa Meireles (LUSA News Agency), Olubukola O. Babalola (Org. for Women in Science for the Dev. World, Africa), Rosa Monteiro (Secretary of State for Citizenship and Equality). Moderator: Anne Cova (Social Sciences Institute (PT)).
4:30pm: Conclusions and Closure session: Ana Ventura and Cristina Cruz (SOILdarity Project, cE3c - Ciências ULisboa).
The Horizon 2020 project SOILdarity is coordinated by the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes – cE3c through the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (Portugal), having as partners the Migal Institute, University of Gent and Euknow Sprl (BE).