Project Steps

Understand the Context

Understand how environment and cultural contexts determine the value of different degrees and professional settings

Evaluate the State-of-Play in the Institution

Evaluate how gender roles and identities are performed in each GEP implementing institutions in terms of disaggregated data of staff, degrees and professional ranks

Plan and Set up a GEP

Design GEPs that involve a deeper and strategic understanding of the sociology and psychology of gender roles

Act and Implement the GEPs

Implement GEPs that challenge the privileged status assigned to men by promoting women´s visibility and representation and juxtaposing their valuable contributions to knowledge creation and organizational quality to promote long-term behavioral and structural changes

Monitor Progress and Evaluate the Effectiveness of GE

To monitor the measures adopted and evaluate the effectiveness of the GEPs, through indicators of progress and real impact

About the Project

Gender Equality Actions in Research Institutions to traNsform Gender ROLES (GEARING-Roles) is a strong multidisciplinary consortium of 10 European academic and non-academic partners that will design, implement, and evaluate 6 Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) following the steps described in the GEAR tool (define, plan, act and check) with the firm objective of challenging and transforming gender roles and identities linked to professional careers, and work towards real institutional change.

Latest News & Events

  • The journey towards institutional change: transforming gender roles in the academia After four wonderful years GEARING Roles will soon come to an end. To celebrate, GEARING Roles will hold its final conference called “The journey towards institutional change: transforming gender roles in the academia” in......

  • In mid-June, GEARING ROLES attended the 4th Summit on Gender Equality in Computing in Thessaloniki, Greece. The Summit focused on rendering computing-related fields more accessible to all genders and encouraging everyone to prosper in the digital professional sphere. Over two days, diverse stakeholders such as......

  • We want to congratulate our very own AYŞE GÜL ALTINAY for being named as a 2022 Few-Glasson Inductee. The honor recognizes Graduate School alumni for career accomplishments, promising endeavors, and support of graduate education at Duke. Well done Ayse! More information here....