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Final Report - IFAC (Information for a choice: Empowering young women through learning for technical professions and science careers)

Project ID: 36699
Funded under: FP6-SOCIETY


The project focused on providing accurate information and present role models who can act as mentors for those young women, through the creation of an IT information system, which enables access to young women across Greece and other European Union countries but also ensure sustainable results since it will be linked to the planning department (with responsibility for documentation and analysis for life-long training) created by the coordinator, E.KE.PIS. Studies conducted by each participating country, yielded documentation resources on status quo of women represented in SET, collected best practices and past projects experiences and present a comparative analysis.

The policy paper that was produced as a main result of the project, utilises the surveys and workshops outputs providing instrumental guidance for policy improvements, encouraging female participation and continuing employment in SET careers. The report reveals that the major achievements made during the reporting period along the active work packages are presented in the following. The project held its two planned consortium meetings: third consortium meeting in Vienna on January 2008, fourth consortium meeting in Athens on June 2008.

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