PIC number:

906740384 (PEDREGUER)

947695530 (KNP)

Project name and acronym:

European Techgirls – Dialogues on Gender Equality and European digital future TechGirls


Event number:


Event name:

Transnational meeting in Pedreguer


R — Document, report

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In situ


Spain, Pedreguer


24-29 March 2023

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Provide a short description of the event and its activities.

The event, held in Pedreguer, Spain, aimed to empower and inspire women and young people from both the municipality of Pedreguer (Spain) and Kuldiga (Latvia) to discuss issues related to gender equality in the European Union, gain knowledge in science and technology, and promote access to the labour market and the improvement of their digital skills and abilities. The transnational meeting took place from 24 to 29 March and was attended by 26 women from Latvia and around a dozen from Pedreguer and the surrounding area. During these five days, the beneficiaries attended conferences and presentations as well as visited the municipality of Pedreguer and the local companies Rolser and Fresdental.

The agenda of the event was as follows:

24th March (Friday):
17.00 Arrival of the Kuldiga delegation to Alicante
18.30 Transfer to Dénia
21.00-22.30 Dinner in Dénia

25th March (Satuday):
10.30 Transfer to Pedreguer
11.15 Arrival at Pedreguer City Council
11.20-11.30 Welcome by the Mayor Sergi Ferrús and visit to Pedreguer City Council
12.30 European Union: Gender approach with local perspective. EU Gender Policy
15.00 Valencian Federation of Municipalities: “Formación a la Atención Primaria, un programa de formación a la mida d’uns Serveis Socials actuals” Tatiana Prades Castells, training managar of the FVMP, and Joan López Díaz, training technician of the FVMP
17.00 Visit to Pedreguer
18.00-20.30 Concerts of feminist bands

27th March (Monday):
9.30 Transfer to Pedreguer
10.10 Opening speech by the Mayor of Pedreguer, Sergi Ferrús
10.30 Iban Gracia del Blanco, MEP- Technology and artificial intelligence
11.10 Leticia Bendelac, researcher on gender issues at the Complutense University of Madrid – Gender perspective
11.45 Georgiana-Ioana Mozer-Schönborn European Commission (DG EMPL) – Presentation ESF
12.30 Closing of the seminar
13.00 Pica pica in Casa de la cultura
15.00 Transfer to Dénia

28th March (Tuesday):
10.15 Transfer to Pedreguer
11.00 Visit Rolser company
12.00 Visit Fresdental company
13.30-15.30 Lunch and transfer to Dénia


29th March (Friday)
6.00 Transfer from hotel in Dénia to Alicante Airport


The first three days of the transnational meeting were dedicated to workshops and structured dialogues to learn and discuss EU policies, technologies and best practices, key success factors and their applicability to digital technologies. The fourth day was dedicated to visiting local companies. In addition, feedback and recommendations for possible improvements were collected from the beneficiaries throughout the event.
Rosana Seguí Sanmateu, Director General of trade, crafts and consumption of the Regional Ministry of Economy attended the event, as well as Tatiana Prades Castells, director of training of the FVMP, who gave a presentation on the FAP programme of training in primary care, tailored to the current Social Services. Moreover, there were interventions, among others, by Iban Garcia del Blanco, MEP, who spoke on artificial intelligence; Leticia Bendelac, researcher in gender issues at the Complutense University of Madrid; and Georgiana-Ioana Mozer-Schönborn, from the Directorate General for Employment of the European Commission.

The results and impact observed were:

-          Increased interest in the digital world: by taking part in the project and learning new skills, the participants grow more excited about the prospects the digital world has to offer. This may encourage them to pursue further education or technology-related careers, or simply make them feel more comfortable and confident using technology in their daily lives.

-          Improvement of digital skills: The participants increased their digital skills. They might gain, as a result, the ability to use technology more skillfully in both their personal and professional life.

-           Potential to create and implement future projects in a bigger consortium with other organizations or individuals interested in promoting digital skills among women.

-          Potential for community impact thanks to our communication material and also by sharing the results and skills learned during the activities.


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