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EDEM's  purposes include among others:

  • Promoting the principals and create provisions for equality between women and men in employment, education and society in general.
  • Doing research into problems concerning women engineers and subsequently, seeking solutions.
  • Co-operating with other organisations (both abroad and in Greece), which are involved in similar issues.
  • Improve terms and conditions for women practising engineering as a profession.
  • Encouraging community awareness on employment opportunities for women in the traditionally male dominated profession of engineering.
  • Developing an information unit to support women engineers concerning employment opportunities in the labour market, according to specialised qualifications, training and their professional experience. This will be related to training and development programs aimed at enhancing women engineers' chances of employment.
  • Encouraging and promoting activities of women engineers beyond their professional sphere. These can include: artistic creation, cultural activities and improvement of quality of life in general.