The GEARE initiative offers training workshops related to gender-integrated research and outreach for a variety of organizations. These trainings are designed to be tailored to the organization's needs, highly participatory and interactive. If you are interested in partnering to provide gender training for your organization, please contact us. As part of the GEARE initiative, we are highly invested in educational development in the areas of gender and agriculture at Penn State. We also support institutional capacity development through our partnerships with other universities worldwide.

Oxfam America

Faculty conducted a three-day workshop titled, "Integrating Gender Research Methods in Practice" with Oxfam America researchers in Washington, D.C.. Supporting Oxfam's strategic plan to prioritize gender, Penn State faculty shared content related to gender theory and methodology as well as a facilitated discussion applying gender to Oxfam's research.

Gender Fellow PhD Cohort

Penn State's Gender Equity through Agriculture Research and Education (GEARE) Initiative will fund an interdisciplinary cohort of Ph.D. students to address gendered aspects of resilience and agriculture led growth in the fields of Rural Sociology, Plant Science, and Entomology and with participation in the dual-title program in International Agriculture & Development.

Gender Integration Training for BioInnovate

A Gender Integration Workshop was organized by the Penn State Gender Initiative in collaboration with BioInnovate Africa. The workshop focused on gender integration for BioInnovate’s projects that support biological technologies that are transitioning to the market in Eastern Africa.

Gender Research and Integrated Training (GRIT) for CGIAR

Penn State has been awarded funds to partner with the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network to strengthen research capacity on gender, enhance the quality of gender research in CGIAR, provide strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration, and increase publication in high quality journals with the ultimate goals of providing benefits to poor rural women and men and empowering women and girls.

International Programs

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106 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802

International Programs

Address

106 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802