About Us

Portia is a not-for-profit organisation based in London. It was set up in 2001 by a group of women scientists at Imperial College London to advance understanding of gender issues in science, in participation, in organisational practices, and in science knowledge…

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What we do

Portia works through collaborative partnerships with research funding and research performing organisations, policy makers, Civil Society, private enterprise, and any stakeholder in science endeavours who is committed to gender equality and excellence in science…

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Projects

Over the years we have designed, led and participated in many projects, both in the UK and Europe but also internationally, which have produced many useful and impactful outputs that can be used by others, or adapted to new contexts…

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Resources

The products of our work cover career development support, especially for early stage researchers, gender dimension in research content, Gender Equality Plans, research for sustainability, gender sensitive innovation, and the Gender Summit® platform for dialogue…

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News and Events

We highlight some of the latest news and events about Portia, our projects and initiatives.

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