Ambassadors

Angela Townsend, diversity coordinator at the Institute of Physics
“We believe that sharing resources, research and good practice are key to taking steps towards better gender balance in the sciences. Having access to GenPORT is an excellent means of extending the network of information.”
Dr Thomas Berghöfer, Coordinator of GENERA project, Senior researcher, Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY), Germany.
"GenPORT provides a much needed platform for sharing experiences, improving knowledge and developing best practices. In GENERA, we aim to transform how physics institutions develop and implement Gender Equality Plans. This is a new thing for the great majority of organisations in physics and being...
Jenni Dyer, Head of Diversity at the Institute of Physics
“We believe that GenPORT is a great way to create a strong community of practice in this area, sharing contacts and resources and adding value to the work that we all do.”
Prof Agnes Hubert, EU Public policy maker and analyst
“I am a great believer in the sharing of knowledge across disciplines to generate a just and efficient world where women can bring their full potential and their sense of togetherness. In this respect, GenPORT is a fantastic resource for sharing and networking to enhance our “sisters power”, lets use it...
Andrea Pető, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Budapest
“In the past years gender equality is facing serious attacks by movements, intellectuals, politicians who are using gender for mobilizing hate. GenPORT collected those resources which have been accumulated in the past decades on gender equality in academia. As the achievements of the past decades are...
Prof Dr Heisook Lee, Principal Research Fellow, Center for Gendered Innovation in Science & Technology Researches (GISTeR); Professor Emeritus, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
“Compared to Europe, we in the Asia Pacific region have still to advance in our understanding of gender issues in science and how they can differentiate quality of outcomes for women and men. In 2015, we organised the first Gender Summit - Asia Pacific, which took place in Seoul (http://www.gender-...
Prof Dr Mary Frank Fox, ADVANCE Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
"The GenPORT Consortium advances the international agenda for gender equity in science, technology, and innovation!"
Prof Gloria Bonder, Director of the Gender, Society and Policies Department at the FLACSO
"GenPORT is a powerful and user-friendly platform that brings us high-quality information and facilitates contacting with experts and institutions from different regions, which provide an added value for our projects. GenPORT also represents a bridge to generate and strengthen collaborative...
Dr Sophia Huyer, Director of WISAT and Gender and Social Inclusion Research Leader of the CGIAR and CCAFS
"GenPORT is a great resource and meeting place for researchers on gender and science. It is engaging, current and “the” place to go to find the latest in European gender and science research.”