Apart from implementing 6 Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) in 6 European Institutions, the GEARING ROLES project also builds on the premise that structural gender inequality is perpetuated by attitudes, beliefs, and practices that implicitly assign stereotyped roles to men and women in organizations, universities, and society at large. Our...

Growing up I always wanted to be a scientist. At first, I wanted to be a dentist. I loved taking care of my teeth. I thought since I like taking care of my teeth, I could look after other people’s teeth as well. One might ask themselves how...

As of January 2020, the GEARING-ROLES partner Estonian Research Council is one of the 21 research organizations funding the initiative AcademiaNet (www.academia-net.org) – a portal of leading women scientists. The portal is managed by The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Switzerland’s main research funding organisation. We asked Dr Simona Isler,...