6th EWORA Conference - Malmö University 13-14 May 2019

30 October 2018

European Women Rectors Association (EWORA)  is happy to announce the “6th European Women Rectors Conference” which will take place at Malmö University on 13-14 May, 2019. The special focus of the conference will be on “Responding to Evolving Challenges: Best Practices for Women Leadership in Academia”.

EWORA is an association established in Brussels under Belgian Law in December 2015 and concerned with examining the experiences of women in higher educational management. EWORA is the continuation of European Women Rectors Platform (EWRP), which has been active since 2008 in organizing biennial European Women Rectors Conferences. 

The main objectives of this 6thconference are “responding to evolving challenges” and “building best practices” towards achieving gender equality in HE and Research.  The conference intends to reach these objectives through the analysis and comparison of various policies, strategies and best practices being employed in different contexts at the European and global level. At this conference EWORA will also present its 2nd EWORA Honorary Award Ceremony to celebrate actions that have turned equality policies into practice. 

At the 6th EWORA conference, through the interactive panels and sessions we shall discuss the main obstacles behind the slow advancement of gender equality at the managerial positions and investigate new methodologies for building up best practices. 

To participate in the conference please complete the registration by the deadline, 15 April 2019.

Please visit the EWORA website for further information and preliminary program.  

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