These proceedings represent the work of researchers participating in the International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2018) which is being hosted this year by the ISCAP in Porto, Portugal on 12-13 April 2018.
ICGR is a new event on the international research conferences calendar and provides a valuable platform for individuals to present their research findings, display their work in progress and discuss conceptual and empirical advances in the areas surrounding Gender Research. It provides an important opportunity for researchers across a diverse range of fields all looking at aspects relating to Gender to come together with peers to share their varied and valuable experiences.
The first day will be opened with a keynote presentation by Bruce I Newman from DePaul University in Chicago, USA who will address the topic Gender and Democracy. In the afternoon, there will be an additional keynote address on Empowering women in the IT/IS research: the importance of role models given by Isabel Ramos from, University of Minho, Portugal. The second day of the conference will be opened by Paola Paoloni from “Niccolò Cusano” University, Rome, Italy. Paola will be talking about A Relational Capital Dimension in Universities.
In this event, participants will have the opportunity to have access to the latest research and developments concerning Gender Research and after an initial submission of 180 Abstracts, there will be 62 Research Papers, 8 PhD Research Papers, 2 Masters Papers, 1 Non-Academic and 4 Work in Progress Paper published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent truly global research in the field, with contributions from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, UAE, UK and USA.