YUFE Staff Training: Gender Equality in Academia

13.11.2020. / news / SPEAR

This edition of YUFE staff training will address different issues related to gender equality in academia and research such as disparity in access to leadership positions, principles of gender-sensitive academic communication, and implicit biases leading to stereotypical behaviors and consequently resulting in an underrepresentation of women in academia.

DATE: 10-11 December 2020, 9.00 – 12.00 am CET
Target audience: non-academics (staff of different profiles: student admission officers, support services, HR officers, librarians, etc.)
Number of participants: 20
Hosting institution: University of Rijeka



  • to sensitize organizations’ staff to gender issues;
  • to discuss and exchange information and experiences on the challenges related to gender in academia, gender equality promotion, and interventions in higher education and research institutions;
  • to raise awareness of gender equality issues, improve participants’ gender competence, and enhance their ability to promote gender equality in their work.


  • Prof. Snjezana Prijic-Samarzija, Ph.D., University of Rijeka, Rector
  • Assoc. Prof. Sanja Bojanic, Ph.D., University of Rijeka, Center for Advanced Studies of Southeastern Europe
  • Brigita Milos, Ph.D., University of Rijeka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Kristina Stojanovic Cehajic, University of Rijeka, Center for Advanced Studies of Southeastern Europe

Registration deadline: 7 December 2020
Register HERE.

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