University of Gdansk plans gender equality measures for 2022-2023

2022-04-26

University of Gdansk is introducing and monitoring the implementation of an antidiscrimination policy, building an academic community based on a science culture of equality and devising and implementing a coherent system for monitoring progress made in the direction of gender equality. According to the MINDtheGEPs team at University of Gdansk, the gender equality plan is an important part of the university’s strategy for 2020-2025. 

Ewa Łojkowska

“From our assessment of gender imbalances, it is clear that our engagement in actions to promote gender equality are warranted. So far, we have collected and analysed information, about the state of gender equality at our university and best practices to promote equality. Focusing on providing information on what training is available as well as devising a monitoring system for gender equality at our university", says, Ewa Łojkowska, professor at Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology University of Gdansk and Medical University of Gdansk, Chairwoman of the Commission for Implementing the Policy of Social Responsibility of Science and Gender Equality Plan Implementing Board at the University of Gdansk, and leader of the MINDtheGEPs work at University of Gdansk.

Now, the team at University of Gdansk will start taking action: raising awareness, sharing knowledge of gender equality and enhancing competences and good communication all constitute the basis for science culture equality at their organisation. 

By Anna Holm

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