Diversity

Diversity Inside Out

30 November 2023    By Eric Wijmenga

The Diversity Inside Out project aims to address labour market needs by firstly, increasing awareness of the necessity of a diverse workforce and providing an opportunity to nurture innovation and creativity where all culturally diverse views are respected. The project builds upon the business case…

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Mexico HEIs: Mentoring Women in STEM

18 January 2023    By Carolyn Usher

Following on from our work in Mexico, we will be delivering a series of Action Learning Sets and supporting trained mentors from our previous programmes in Mexico to develop mentoring programmes in their own institutional settings. Staff participating will be supported through online sessions to…

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Peru HEIs: Mentoring Women in STEM

18 January 2023    By Carolyn Usher

Following our successful Mentoring in Action: Women and Girls in STEM programme, we have been working further with the British Council in Peru to develop training for staff in Higher Education Institutions in Peru on how to set up and run mentoring programmes to support…

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Mentoring in Action: Women and Girls in STEM

18 January 2023    By Carolyn Usher

We are proud to be working with the British Council in Mexico and Peru to develop mentoring programmes supporting women in STEM. So far the project has trained 292 mentors in both Mexico and Peru, through live, online workshops and an online training programme. 180…

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InterMED Project Participant

7 February 2020    By Eric Wijmenga

The InterMED project aims to promote intercultural management and relationships in the workplace. There have been two pilot training programmes for this project across the partnership. In this testimonial, one of the InterMED participants provides feedback for the training programme and the project. In addition,…

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SMS Project Participant

24 January 2020    By Eric Wijmenga

The SMS project aims to support migrant women on their path to social inclusion. The project partners developed an innovative learning methodology where learners engaged in Social Media training modules, followed by Mentoring Circles™️ sessions. The SMS Project is co-funded by the European Union and…

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FENCE – Fighting gENder bias and Contributing in gender Equity

20 December 2019    By Eric Wijmenga

The FENCE project aims to reduce the negative impact of gendered stereotypes. Stereotyping limits the development of natural talent amongst both men and women as they are forced to comply with gendered expectations. It is expected that through the targeted actions of the project, there…

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Women Making Waves

20 December 2019    By Eric Wijmenga

Women Making Waves aims to strengthen the leadership skills and build the self-confidence of women who face a double disadvantage. The project also aims to raise awareness of the gender gap in leadership positions. Many double disadvantaged women lack confidence and are often underemployed. A number…

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EDGE

3 May 2019    By Eric Wijmenga

EDGE (Enhancing Disabled People’s Greatness and Employability) is a new Erasmus+ project funded by the European Union. This 3-year project started in September 2018 and it supports young people who have intellectual and relational disabilities (ID). Unemployment rates within this group are more than twice…

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ELYME

10 April 2019    By Carolyn Usher

ELYME - Entrepreneurial Labs for Young Migrants Across Europe Research has found that migrant entrepreneurship has become one of the driving forces of the growth of national economies, with a direct impact on employment creation and innovation (OECD, 2010, Desiderio, 2014). In that scenario, immigrant…

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