ProGender Final Conference

The Final Conference of the ProGender project will be held 16 July 2022.

See programme below.


Final Online Conference: 

 “Gender Perspectives of the Pandemic: Women in Research and Governance” 


June 16, 2022 

Thursday 11:00-17:00 (Greece) 

8:00-14:00 (Iceland), 10:00-16:00 (Norway) 

Link: ID: 878 3411 3783Passcode: 828843 



11.00-11.30:  Welcome  

Prof. Karamessini Maria  

Director of the Centre for Gender Studies  

President of the Gender Equality Committee, Panteion University 

Fola Maria  

EEA Grants Advisor of the Norwegian Embassy in Greece 

11.30-12.00: Presentation of the ProGender Project 

Thomais Kavvoura  

Coordinator of the ProGender, Centre for Gender Studies, Panteion University 

Elín Björk Jóhannsdóttir  

Project Manager, RIKK Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference, Iceland 

Prof. Siri Øyslebø Sørensen 

Head of the Centre for Gender Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology 

12.00-13.00:Women and Gender in Science during COVID-19 

Presentation of ProGender report by  

Nelli Kambouri  

Senior Researcher, Centre for Gender Studies, Panteion University 


Ioanna Tzoulaki  

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece 

Sofia Moratti 

Senior Researcher, Centre for Gender Research and Centre for Technology and Society

Norwegian University of Science and Technology 

Q and A moderation: Elín Björk Jóhannsdóttir  

13.00-13.15 Coffee Break 

13.15-14.15:  Women in Governance during COVID-19 

Presentation of ProGender report by  

Manina Kakepaki  

Principal Researcher, National Centre for Social Research in Greece 


Irene- Eleni Agathopoulou  

Μember of the Greek Parliament,  

Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Equality, Youth and Rights 

Q and A moderation: Siri Øyslebø Sørensen  

14.15-15.00: Lunch Break 

15.00-16.00: Keynote Lecture  

Brynhildur Heiðar- og Ómarsdóttir  

President of “Fræðagarður”, the Labour Union of University Graduates

Senior Advisor at the Icelandic Women’s Rights Association 

“Gender Equality in the times of COVID” 

Q and A moderation: Maria Stratigaki  

Associate Professor, Panteion University 

President of the Greek Association of Academic Women 

16.00-16.30: Presentation of ProGender Podcasts, Educational Material, Video 

Saskia Fischer  

Researcher, Educator and Media Maker 

Member of the Research and Education Collective “RECollective” 

16.30-17.00: Closing remarks  

Maria Stratigaki, Centre for Gender Studies, Panteion University  


The conference will be held in English. 

Certificates of participation will be given to participants upon request. 

Organization of the Conference: Centre for Gender Studies, Department of Social Policy, 

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences 

With live streaming on Facebook @ProGenderproject 

Further information about the project on the website  

ProGender: A Digital Hub on Gender, the Covid-19 Crisis and its Aftermath, is funded by the Bilateral Fund of the European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 (EEA Grants 2014-2021)