The Meditteranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is delighted to announce that the 26th October 2017 will see the launch of the She Experts platform. There will be a launch event at Famagusta Gate (Nicosia, Cyprus) at 6pm.
Welcome address: Susana Pavlou, Director, The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)
Opening speech: Ms Elizabeth Spehar, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the UNFICYP
Speech: Dr Alexia Panayiotou, Assistant Professor, University of Cyprus
Cocktails and canapés will be served. The event is free and open to all.
The platform is a fully searchable database of expert women living in Cyprus and applicants are encouraged to apply on a rolling basis. It aims to enhance the visibility and impact of women in their professional capacity, especially across business, politics and industry. We want to multiply women’s voices on key issues in the national dialogue, combat sexism and bias in media coverage, and increase professional opportunities for women.
Each expert has a dedicated page on which to upload a bio, a professional headshot and any other media that can help showcase their professional expertise. Experts are also given the choice to submit articles in the Insights section, giving a further opportunity to demonstrate their level of professional knowledge and experience.
The platform has been specifically developed with the aim of becoming the leading resource of expert women for organisations, employers, political parties, as well as the media in Cyprus.
About the project
The platform is part of the She Experts Initiative, which has been implemented under the Time to Act: Strengthening Capacity for Gender Parity in Political Decision-making in Cyprus project, co-funded by the “Global Women, Peace and Security” Initiative by the United States Department of State.