The GENOVATE Community consist of seven GENOVATE partner institutions; the GENOVATE International Advisory Board; key strategic collaborators and stakeholders and the general public. It is a mechanism designed to facilitate meaningful knowledge exchange across the community at local, national and international levels within each of the partner institutions’ countries, across Europe and globally.
Maternity and child health care services staff experience a need for the support of fathers and partners in active parenthood. The project now offers counseling for this group in the health centers that have been selected as pilots for this project. In September 2015 the project was nominated for the equality prize in the Northern Sweden.
On 22 September 2015 Dr. Ilenia Picardi and Dr. Antonella Liccardo of the UNINA GENOVATE team met with seven representatives of UNINA CUG (Comitato Unico di Garanzia = Equal Opportunities Committee) and discussed the key themes and objectives of the GENOVATE project.
This was the first meeting held since when Prof. Concetta Giancola, who is also a member of the Neapolitan Caucus "Women in Science", has been elected CUG President.
Dr. Picardi described the project structure and areas of intervention, and emphasized how the initiatives that each member University takes at the local level are also informed by the constant feedback of all other members of the GENOVATE Consortium.
Dr. Liccardo instead shared some of the preliminary risults of her work on Gender Budgeting.
Benedetta Magri, Senior Programme Officer at the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has held a workshop on Leadership, Gender and Science for the GENOVATE Mentoring Programme at UNINA.
Genovate results presented and discussed at the EARMA 2015 conference in Leiden, Netherlands. Around 40 people participated in the discussion after the talks of Carina Mattsson and Paula Wennberg.
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