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The eument-net (European Network of Mentoring Programs for the Advancement of Equal Opportunities and Cultural and Institutional Change in Academia and Research) and the Centre for Gender and Science (Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences) invite you to the online conference Mentoring in Academia and Research: a Tool to Improve Gender Equality in Human Resource Management which will be held on 23 October 2020. A Zoom link to the meeting will be sent to registered participants at a later date.

Date: 23.10.2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.
Deadline for registration: 25.9.2020
Registration form: HERE

  • Conference objectives are to:
    • provide information about the eument-net, European Mentoring Network
    • create a knowledge base about mentoring as a tool to advance gender equality in human resource management
    • give programme managers and people who plan to establish a mentoring programme an opportunity to share experience, network and support each other
    • offer a space to get feedback on institutional mentoring programmes in development
  • Target groups:
    • New and experienced coordinators of mentoring programs
    • People who are interested in or who plan to establish a mentoring programme at their institution
    • Decision makers, human resource managers, gender equality officers

Programme: 

9:30     Welcome and introduction

Marcela Linkova, Head of Centre for Gender and Science in Prague, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

9:35     Eument-net: history, experience and mutual learning

Ekaterina Masetkina, University of Dusseldorf, Germany, Chair of eument-net

9:55     Czech Mentoring programme for early career researchers

Katerina Marsalkova, Centre for Gender and Science, Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

10:10   Breakout sessions with mentoring experts and facilitators (Block I)

  • session 1 – How to start a mentoring program
  • session 2 – How to work with mentors
  • session 3 – How to work with mentees

11:10   Break

11:30   Breakout sessions with mentoring experts and facilitators (Block II)

  • session 1 – How to start a mentoring program
  • session 2 – How to work with mentors
  • session 3 – How to work with mentees

12:30   Plenary session: The frame of mentoring programmes – from defining the goals to evaluation and monitoring 

Michaela Gindl, University for Continuing Education, Krems, Austria

13:15   Conclusions of the conference

Dagmar Höppel, Executive Director of LaKoG, University of Stuttgart, Germany,
Vice Chair of eument-net

Marcela Linkova, Centre for Gender and Science Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

The website of the Centre for Gender and Science at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences is available here.

We look forward to your contributions and exchanges at the conference!