Who we are
Tampere Association of Graduate Women
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The Tampere Association of Graduate Women was established in 1949. The association is a low-threshold network for graduate women living in the Tampere region.
The association promotes equality in the turbulence of the academic working life and educational reforms. In 2016, there were 70 members in the association.
The Tampere Association of Graduate Women organises meetings and discussions, visits and cultural activities as well as trips, parties and get-togethers. The association sponsors awards and scholarships for Master’s theses and doctoral dissertations that deal with and promote the aims and objectives of the association.
The Tampere Association of Graduate Women is a local member in the Finnish Federation of Graduate Women (FFGW) comprising around 1,000 members. FFGW is responsible for the Let’s Read Together Network, which supports immigrant women in integrating into Finnish society and the Auroras Network, which is creating transcultural contacts between Finnish and migrant women with a university degree.
The FFGW federation is a member of the Nordic network, Kvinnliga Akademikers Nordiska Nätverk, KANN and a member of the University Women of Europe, UWE, as well as in Finland a member of the National Council of Women of Finland (Naisjärjestöjen Keskusliitto ry, NJKL).
The FFGW has Minerva, a magazine for the members, is published twice a year.
Contact us by e-mail: info(at)tampereenakateemisetnaiset.fi