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Future International Conference on Gender Research

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ICGR 2023

Hosted by:

Ulster University
Magee Campus
MU building
Northland Rd
Londonderry BT48 7JL
Northern Ireland, UK
Tel: +44 (0)28 7012 3456

Website:    www.ulster.ac.ukÔĽŅ

 20 ‚Äď 21 April 2023

Conference Proceedings 

The Electronic Proceedings from ICGR 2023 are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase.

      • PDF Version - ¬£55 plus Postage  and Packaging
      • Printed Version - ¬£70 plus Postage and Packaging

Purchase Proceedings from previous ICGR Conferences

Winners at ICGR 2023

ÔĽŅBest Poster

Ecofeminist Environmental and Gendered Health Effects from Post-Consumer Textile Waste
Julia E. DeVoy, Qingwan Cheng, Kayla Benitez Alvarez, Joann Hong, Lily Fleming, and Molly McGrane, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Prof Sandra Moffett,
 Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK

Programme co-Chairs:
Dr Shirley Barrett
and Dr Andrea Reid, Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK

Keynote Speakers: 

Professor Maura McAdam
Permission Granted: A Manifesto for Female-Centric Entrepreneurship

Darren McKinstry
Gender Equality in Northern Ireland: Context, Priorities and Opportunities

Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of Ulster University, Londonderry, Northern Ireland and the assistance provided by the Conference, Programme Chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.  Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double-blind review process. 

We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback 

Previous ICGR Conferences

ICGR 2022

Hosted by:

Virtually Hosted by:

University of Aveiro
Campus Universit√°rio de Santiago
3810-143 Aveiro Portugal
Phone: + 351 234370200


28 - 29 April 2022

Winners at ICGR 2022

‚ÄúIn Person‚ÄĚ Winning poster: Parents‚Äô Gender Stereotypes in Relation to Adolescents‚Äô STEM Self-Efficacy and Occupational Interests
Stefanie van Esveld, Marleen Groeneveld, Tessa van de Rozenberg and Lotte van der Pol, Leiden University, The Netherlands

‚ÄúVirtual‚ÄĚ Winning poster: Impact of COVID‚Äź19 on Khwaja Sira/Third Gender Communities in Swat, Pakistan
Sameena Azhar, Jason Vaudrey, Fordham University, New York, USA and Imtyaz Ahmed, Hazara University, Pakistan

Conference Executives

Conference Co-Chairs:
Professor Carlos Costa 
and Professor Elisabeth T. Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Programme Chair:
Zélia Breda, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Keynote Speakers: 

Prof. Dr. Katharina Wrohlich, University of Limerick, Ireland
The Interrelation of Different Gender Gaps on the Labor Market - A European Comparative Perspective

Prof. Pat O’Connor, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Gendered Power is Irrelevant in Higher Educational Institutions

ICGR 2021

Hosted by:

Virtually Hosted by: ACI and University of Aveiro, Portugal

21 - 22 June 2021

Winners at ICGR 2021

Poster Winner

Who can Create Equal Opportunities for men and women to reach top Management Positions, and how?
√Āsta D√≠s¬†√ďlad√≥ttir, Thora H.¬†Christiansen, Sigrun¬†Gunnarsd√≥ttir¬†and Erla S.¬†Kristjansdottir, University of¬†Iceland

Conference Executives

Conference Co-Chairs:
Professor Carlos Costa 
and Professor Elisabeth T. Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Programme Chair:
Zélia Breda, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Keynote Speakers: 

Prof. Vanessa Ratten, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Gender, Ageing and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Prof. Erica Wilson, Southern Cross University
Gender in the Time of COVID: Imagining a More Inclusive (Tourism) World?

ICGR 2020

Hosted by:

Hosted by:  ACPI and University of Reading

16 - 17 July 2020

Winners at ICGR 2020

Best PhD Paper

Gender in Japan: the Unseen Aspect of Natural Disaster Risks
Irene Petraroli and Jane Singer, Kyoto University, Japan

Victimhood and Agency: Gender Strategies by Chineese Women in light of their Husband's Homosexuality
Nina Sun, SOAS University of London, UK

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Dr Karen Jones, 
Institute of Education (IOE).

Programme Co Chairs:
Dr Claire Collins,
Henley Business School, Dr Madeleine Davies & Dr Marina Della Giusta, University of Reading, Professor Grace James, Reading Law School

Keynote Speakers: 
Heather Joshi - Centre for Longitudinal Studies, UCL Institute of Education.
Parenthood and Paid Work: conflict, compromise and compatibility

Julie Bindel - journalist, writer, broadcaster and researcher
What do we do about male violence?

ICGR 2019

Hosted by:

Hosted by: Roma Tre University
School of Economics and Business Studies
Via Silvio d’Amico,
77 ‚Äď 00145
Roma ‚Äď+39-06-5733-5600

11 - 12 April 2019

Winners at ICGR 2019

Best PhD Paper

‚ÄėHigh Growth Women Entrepreneurs Induces Women Entrepreneurship Theory‚Äô
Musa Chauke for the paper and presentation

Masters Winner

‚ÄėExploring the Glass Ceiling Factors in the IT Industry of Pakistan‚Äô
Fatima Idrees for the paper and presentation

Poster Winners

‚ÄėFemale Directors and Digital Innovation in Public Hospitals. The Moderating Effect of Line Managers‚Äô
Claudia Arena , Simona Catuogno, Sara Saggese & Fabrizia Sarto

Conference Executives

Professor Paola Paoloni, La Sapienza University, Faculty of Economy, Rome

Programme Co-Chairs:
Professor Mauro Paoloni, Roma Tre University, Faculty of Economy, Rome
Professor Simona Arduini, Roma Tre University, Department of Business Studies, Rome

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Dragana Djermanovic
Female Entrepreneurship in the Digital era

Karmen Jelńćińá,¬†¬†Intellectual Capital Center, Croatia
Empowering Women Through IC: A Croatian case study

ICGR 2018

Hosted by:

ISCAP / IPP ‚Äď School of Accounting and Administration of Porto
S. Mamede de Infesta Portugal

12 - 13 April 2018

Winners at ICGR 2018

Best PhD Paper:
Designing a Competence Development Recommender for Equal Career-Development Opportunities for Women in the STEM Field
Freya Willicks, Valerie Stehling, Max Haberstroh and Ingrid Isenhardt, IMA/ZLW & IfU RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Best Poster:
Women Career Advancement: A Partnership between Husbands’ Support and Wives’ Aspirations
Sumaiyah Fuad Ahmed, University of South Africa, South Africa

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Dr Ana Azevedo. ISCAP/ Polytechnic of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

Programme Chair:
Dr Anabela Mesquita. Porto Business and School / Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal.

Keynote Speakers:
Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal.
Empowering women in the IT/IS research: the importance of role models

Paola Paoloni, Niccol√≤ Cusano University, Rome.
A relational capital dimension in Universities

Bruce Newman, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University, USA
Gender and Democracy