UNESCO Chair in Gender, Leadership and Equity (772), established in 2007 at The University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, (Mexico).


Gender, leadership and equity.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of gender, leadership and equity.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University, other institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean and other regions of the world to encourage them to include this subject in their research scope.
  • The Chair will contribute to the pursuit of gender equity, and stimulate improvement in women’s education. In order to strengthen the participation and recognition of women in scientific research processes as well as in economic and social management, the success of women’s leadership in the equitable development of Jaliscan and Mexican society, and other societies, is to be assured.

Host Institution

  • University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, (Mexico). Website


Global Network of UNESCO Chairs on Gender

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network


Dra Elia Marum Espinosa, Universidad de Guadalajara
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Gender, Leadership and Equity
E-Mail address - emarum(at)
Street - Av. Juárez 975, S.J. City - C.P. 44100, Guadalajara
Province/State - Jalisco
Country - Mexico

BSP; UNESCO Office in Mexico.