134 students participating in the prizes for the best TFG with a gender perspective
On Wednesday, 24th March, at 12pm the fifth edition of the prizes por the best Final Degree Projects (TFG) with a gender perspective, from the academic year 2019-2020, will be hold. This year, 134 people have participated and a total of 32 TFGs have been awarded prizes. The event will be broadcasted live on YouTube.
On Wednesday, 24th March, at 12pm the fifth edition of the prizes por the best Final Degree Projects with a gender perspective, from the academic year 2019-2020, will be hold. It can be followed on the UAB channel.
The event will be chaired by Virginia Luzón Fernández, Vice-Rector for Communication and Promotion. The President of the Catalan Women’s Institute (ICD), Laura Martinez Portell; Secretary General, Esther Zapater Duque; the Director of the UAB Observatory for Equality, Maria Prats Ferret; and the award-winning students, via the digital platform, will also take part in the ceremony.
This year, 134 students have participated, from most faculties of the university, and for the first time, a TFG from the Faculty of Veterinary has been presented. The Faculty that has presented more projects is Philosophy and Letters (34), followed by Psychology (21), Communication Sciences (19) and Law (19). There has been a total of 32 TFG award-winning.
The initiative was born on 2014, based on an agreement between the Catalan Women’s Institute and the Faculty of Law, with the aim of awarding a prize for the best project with a gender perspective. The following academic year, the Observatory extended the initiative to all UAB faculties.
Each bachelor’s degree programme receives a prize for the best TFG with a gender perspective and, among the prizes awarded by degree programme, the best TFG with a gender perspective by area of knowledge are awarded. These areas are: Arts and Humanities; Social Sciences and Law; Health Sciences and Sciences, Biosciences and Engineering.
From the Arts and Humanities area, the award-winning is Nausica Vicens Salomon, from the Bachelor’s Degree in English Studies, for the TFG “The Representation of Male Character in Judith Drake’s An Essay in Defence of the Female Sex (1969): An Educational Proposal”.
From the Social Sciences and Law area, the award-winning is Maria Bros Carreras, from the Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, for the TFG “Mujer minera: resistir en el Cerro Rico de Potosí”.
From the Health Sciences area, the award-winning is Júlia Sebastià Martinez, from the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, for the TFG “El VIH des d’una perspectiva de gènere. Vivències de dones amb VIH respecte l’atenció sanitària rebuda”.
From the Sciences, Biosciences and Engineering area, the award-winning are Sheila Escobar Peregrina, Carla Ojeda de la Viuda, Jessica Oxoekwe Bendehane and Berta Parramon Calbó, from the Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, for the TFG “Dones i sabers. Un recorregut a la Vall d’Alinyà per a recuperar el coneixement sobre plantes medicinals”.
All award-winning TFG will receive a diploma issued by the UAB Observatory for Equality, as well as the publication of their TFG on the website and its promotion. The winning TFG in the four areas of knowledge will also receive an economic reward of 250€ thanks to the 1000€ subsidy from the ICD. The are available for consultation and will soon be published in full on the Observatory for Equality website.
The event will be info-accessible, with a sign language interpreter and subtitles.