Following-up on the first EDI Symposium on University Policies on Gender of the Space for Women Leaders of Higher Education Institutions (EMULIES) of the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (IOHE) held at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina (2019), this 2nd EMULIES-OUI EDI Symposium led by the Universidad Veracruzana in collaboration with the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) invites reflection on the role of higher education institutions (HEIs) and their actions with regards to gender inequalities, interculturality, inclusion and intersectionality, with the aim of sharing experiences, strategies, and good practices.

The current demands for equality and their impact on higher education make it imperative to implement institutional policies for the respect of human diversity that ensure substantive equality and equal treatment between people, eradicate any form of violence and discrimination, and integrate their participation in all areas of educational institutions.

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