ATHENA Gender Equality to Unlock Research Potential

Implementing gender equality plans to unlock research potential of research performing organizations (RPOs) and research funding organizations (RFOs) in Europe.

Funding
This project has received funding from the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101006416
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Do you know that almost 60% of women graduate in the EU, but very few of them pursue a research career? Women are still underrepresented in most scientific disciplines, which constitutes a waste of talents for the European Research Area. We do not need only legal and administrative supporting mechanisms, we need to replace existing unconscious bias, with a more equal, inclusive and fair understanding and practices of gender roles. The ATHENA project is committed to strive towards gender equality, mitigating barriers to the recruitment, retention and career progression of female researchers and addressing gender imbalances in decision-making processes. ATHENA...
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