Institutional Member: EDEM (Greek Women's Engineering Association)
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EDEM (Greek Women's Engineering Association) was founded in 1995 in Athens.
EDEM's members are qualified Greek women engineers (members of the Technical Chamber of Greece) and the organization has approximately 1500 active members. It aims to create provisions for equality between women and men in employment, education and society in general. The organization also works on raising awareness regarding employment opportunities for women in the traditionally male dominated profession of engineering, conducting research into problems concerning women engineers and subsequently, co-operating with other organizations (both in Greece and internationally) involved in similar issues.
EDEM’s vision is to enable girls to make decisions regarding their field of studies and professions without the hindrance of social prejudices and stereotypes. The Association’s vision is to enable women engineers to plan their careers in accordance with their qualifications and to challenge professional stereotypes that cause discrimination. EDEM’s actions are decided by an elected Board (11 members) and implemented mainly voluntarily by its members. EDEM has one employee as its office secretariat. For more information about EDEM, please visit their website or contact them via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.