This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 788204.

ACT Synthesis Event / September 30th

Before the project ends at the end of October, we invite you to a final ACT-Event on September 30th 2021.

Save the date for the ACT Synthesis Event on September 30th 2021,  14:00-16:30 CEST.


We will be discussing the following topics in roundtable sessions:

Roundtable 1 - GenBUDGET CoP: Gender Budgeting as a means to tackling gender biases in decision-making - Organised by GenBUDGET

The discussion will be focus on two questions: How do we move forward and take action as a community with the knowledge created? How can we enable decision-makers to take action? 

Moderator: Laufey Axelsdóttir, University of Iceland, GenBUDGET Facilitator

Policy Brief presentation: Finnborg Salome Steinþórsdóttir, University of Iceland


     Peter Bjelskou, Gender Equality Consultant, University of Southern Denmark 

     Scott Taylor, Business School Director of Admissions, Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies, University of Birmingham 

     Joan Ballantine, Professor of Accounting, Ulster University 

     Tindara Addabbo, Professor in Economic Policy, Rector Equal Opportunity Delegate, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia


Roundtable 2 - Assessing gender equality state-of-play in research and higher education - Organised by GEinCEE/Jagiellonian University

The discussion will center around the usage of the qualitative and quantitative data in diagnosis of inequalities and discrimination which is necessary for designing a Gender Equality Plan. The particular attention will be paid to GEAM (Gender Equality Audit and Monitoring tool) developed by the ACT project and its usage for the diagnosis. The discussion will be related to the policy brief prepared by the GEinCEE CoP on the basis of GEAM results in the CoP institutions.

Moderator: Marta Warat, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

Policy Brief presentation: Paulina Sekuła, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, GEinCEE facilitator


     Justyna Kramarczyk, PolSCA - Polish Science Contact Agency

     Gabriela Langhammerová, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, National Contact Centre for Gender & Science

     Petroula Mavrikiou, Associate Professor of Statistics, Frederick University - GEinCEE CoP member


Roundtable 3 - Reflections on approaches to scale-up and sustain CoPs

Moderator: Claartje Vinkenburg, Portia Ltd

Policy Brief presentation: Kathrin Rabsch, Technische Universität Berlin


     Rochelle Fritch, Scientific Programme Manager, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Science Foundation Ireland, FORGEN Facilitator

     Gloria Bonder, Director of the Department of Gender, Society and Policies of FLACSO, Argentina, LAC CoP Facilitator

     Karolina Kublickiene, Associated Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Intitutet


Roundtable 4 - CoP methodology: Reflections by CoP facilitators

Moderator: Sonja Reiland, Centre for Genomic Regulation, LifeSciCoP Facilitator

Policy Brief presentation: Jovana Mihajlović, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Alt+G Facilitator


     Lisa Kamlade, GENERA Network, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), GENERA Facilitator

     Paulina Sekuła, Jagiellonian University, GEinCEE facilitator


 …and present some more of the ACT results!





Welcome and Introduction


Roundtable 1: GenBUDGET CoP: Gender Budgeting as a means to tackling gender biases in decision-making


Roundtable 2: Assessing gender equality state-of-play in research and higher education


20 Minute break


Roundtable 3: Reflections on approaches to scale-up and sustain CoPs


Roundtable 4: CoP methodology: Reflections by CoP facilitators


Presentation of the ACT Highlight-page


Wrap-up and closing of the event


To participate, please register here:


A summary report for the event is available here.



30 Sep 2021
Virtual event
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