Academy on Gender, Inclusion and the Future of Work

Academy on Gender, Inclusion and the Future of Work

Academy on Gender, Inclusion and the Future of Work

26 July–6 August 2021
The course is available in English, Français, Español, العربية

Gender equality is fundamental to delivering on the promise of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. As the ILO celebrates a 100 years of action towards the promotion of social justice and gender equality in the world of work, the Gender Academy offers a global forum to learn from high-level international experts, discuss and share experience with practitioners and test practical approaches and innovative methodologies.

Don’t miss this gender-centric networking and learning event. Apply today.


Key features
Plenary sessions

Learn about the big topics in gender equality from subject matter specialists

Weekly workshops

Select from different thematic areas to customize your learning journey

Open events

Participate in knowledge-sharing and networking experiences

Participatory approach

Exchange viewpoints and experiences with classmates

Introduction to the academy

Cutting-edge topics in the new post-Covid "normal" are presented and discussed in keynote lectures with simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish. The Academy will cover digitalization processes and inclusion, care work and the care economy, work-life integration and telework, key equality and inclusion issues in the workplace, and future perspectives.

Who attends this academy?

A global event on gender, inclusion and the future of work, bringing together experts and successful practitioners.

What topics does this academy cover?

This academy aims to broaden the conversation around gender equality in the world of work.

  • International law, workplace measures, and dialogue at work
  • Feminist pedagogies and methodologies for gender-responsive training
  • A gender perspective on climate change and environmental transformations
What will I learn?

Participants attend plenary sessions and elective workshops to discuss and learn alongside their peers.

  • How to facilitate gender equality through design thinking, a creative solutions process
  • All about unconscious gender bias, and how it plays out in the workplace
  • The importance of participatory gender audits, and the tools needed to implement them
What will I be able to do?

Gender equality is a cross-cutting initiative in the world of work.

  • Dismantle patterns of discrimination and disadvantage in the workplace
  • Address violence and harassment in the world of work
  • Approach workplace transformations through a gender equality lens
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its unconventional and highly effective learning methodologies.

  • Subject matter specialists from around the world share insight on gender-related issues.
  • Simultaneous interpretation in English, French, and Spanish is available for plenary sessions.
  • A selection of workshops is available; follow a thematic journey or mix and match sessions.
Participants and experts
Learning journeys
Global gender market place
How do I apply for the Gender Academy?

Candidates must also provide the following supporting mandatory documents:

  • Sponsor support letter or a statement on how you intend to finance your participation;
  • Scanned copy of valid national passport;
  • Schengen VISA for Italy, if applicable (Participants are responsible for obtaining the necessary Schengen visa. Visa applications should be made at least six weeks in advance to the relevant EU Embassy in participants’ countries.)

If you come in representation of an institution, or your employer will fund your participation, we will also need:

  • An official nomination letter from the appointing institution and signed by the candidate’s supervisor (the letter should state the institutional motivation in taking this training opportunity, potential use of knowledge in the professional setting and confirm name and position of the selected delegate)

To apply for the Academy, fill in the on-line registration form (containing CV, personal and professional details and motivation)

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