IUS in the Final Phase of Gender Equality Plan Preparation

On Monday and Tuesday, September 18 -19, 2017, academic staff of International University of Sarajevo (IUS) attended the meeting as part of Horizon2020 SAGE project. The meeting was held at Kadir Has University in Istanbul.

As part of this project, IUS is going to develop and implement Gender equality plan. By implementing the Gender equality plan which is scheduled to start at the beginning of 2018, the IUS will become the leader in the region as an educational institution in terms of gender equality policy.

The meeting included a lecture by Dr. Gülsün Sağlamer, former rector of Istanbul Technical University and the first woman rector of a technical university in Europe. We may remind that Dr. Gülsün Sağlamer was a guest at the IUS on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, March 8, 2017. She gave a lecture and a workshop for the IUS management also as part of SAGE project.

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Jasminka Hasić Telalović had a meeting with the president of IUS Board of Trustees, Dr. Hasan Zuhuri Sarıkaya. Dr. Sarıkaya has been familiar in more detail with the Gender equality plan, and expressed his firm support towards the implementation of the gender equality policy at the IUS.

Apart from Dr. Jasminka Hasić Telalović, the project coordinator, and Mirza Rastoder, the project assistant, the meeting was attended by several members of the IUS academic staff, who participated in the collection and analysis of data used in the Gender Equality Plan designing process: Senior Assistant Azra Bičo, Dr. Emil Knezović and Dr. Emin Tahirović.