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Conference and special issue on highly-skilled migrant women – Bologna 12-13 September 2019

  • 1.  Conference and special issue on highly-skilled migrant women – Bologna 12-13 September 2019

    Posted 20 days ago

    The partner institutions of the project EUMentorSTEM - Creation of a EUropean e-platform of MENTORing and coaching for promoting migrant women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (https://www.eumentorstem.eu/) (funded by EU Erasmus+) invite you to take part to the conference "Promoting highly-skilled migrant women in a global knowledge economy" that will take place in Bologna (Italy) on 12-13 September 2019.

    The purpose of the conference is to provide a unique venue for academic and practice-policy debate, aiming at advancing knowledge and practice about highly-skilled migration of women in the knowledge-based economy. International keynote speakers will be guested to discuss how to promote the talents of highly skilled migrant women from a policy, company, scientific, and individual point of view.

    The conference is hosted by the University of Bologna (Department of Management and Department of Education Studies). The participation is free and the organizers will offer coffee breaks and a light lunch.

    The second day of the conference is dedicated to an international academic conference inviting papers to be considered for inclusion in a forthcoming special issue of the journal "International Migration".

    Deadline for submission of extended abstracts for the conference is June 23rd.

    Please note that the language spoken at the conference is English.

    Registration is required – please register online by August 25th by visiting the website: https://www.eumentorstem.eu/dissemination/event/ (final conference page).

    For further information, visit the project website or send your inquiry to: eumentorstem@unibo.it.



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    Daniela Bolzani
    Department of Economic and Management Sciences, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore
    Milan
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