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ICGR 2021

Virtually Hosted by: ACI and University of Aveiro, Portugal

21 - 22 June 2021

Conference Proceedings 

The Electronic Proceedings from ICGR 2019 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

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Winners at ICGR 2021

Poster Winner

Who can Create Equal Opportunities for men and women to reach top Management Positions, and how?
Ásta Dís Óladóttir, Thora H. Christiansen, Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir 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?

Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the hosts, ACI and University of Aveiro, Portugal, along with assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Co-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 the overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback.

Previous ICGR Conferences

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 – 00145
Roma –+39-06-5733-5600

11 - 12 April 2019

Winners at ICGR 2019

Best PhD Paper

High Growth Women Entrepreneurs Induces Women Entrepreneurship Theory’
Musa Chauke for the paper and presentation

Masters Winner

Exploring the Glass Ceiling Factors in the IT Industry of Pakistan’
Fatima Idrees for the paper and presentation

Poster Winners

‘Female Directors and Digital Innovation in Public Hospitals. The Moderating Effect of Line Managers’
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 Jelčić,  Intellectual Capital Center, Croatia
Empowering Women Through IC: A Croatian case study

ICGR 2018

Hosted by:

ISCAP / IPP – 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, Niccolò Cusano University, Rome.
A relational capital dimension in Universities

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