The GARCIA Project aims at mapping the Leaky Pipeline phenomenon in different contexts and institutions, in order to understand whether there are differences between different disciplines (STEM and SSH) and to find out how and why women are more involved.

In order to explore the Leaky Pipeline, PhD holders who have left universities will be interviewed. This step has a pivotal importance for the following phase, which is focused on developing a mentoring programme addressed to researchers with not tenured position.



D6.1) WP6 leader: Quantitative report on Leaky Pipeline phenomenon, with a comparative perspective based on the quantitative data collected by each beneficiary [July 2015]; Published:

D6.2) Each beneficiary: Qualitative report on Leaky Pipeline phenomenon on collected qualitative data [March 2016]; Published:

D6.3) WP6 leader: Comparative report on Leaky Pipeline on a typology of profiles issued from a meta-analytical procedure of results obtained by each beneficiary [July 2016];

D6.4) WP6 leader: Toolkit on the mentoring program on the basis of materials produced by each beneficiary. [September 2016].


WP6 (Tackling the phenomenon of Leaky Pipeline) is coordinated by the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium).

Leaky Pipeline

The Belgian team is composed as follows:

– Bernard Fusulier: Senior Research Fellow of the FNRS (National Fund for Scientific Research) and Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain.

– Caroline Vincke: Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain.

– Farah Dubois-Shaik: Research Fellow, Catholic University of Louvain.

– Nathan Gurnet: PhD Candidate, ESPO/IRSS, Catholic University of Louvain.

– Edithe Antoine: RHUM Human Resources Management Service.

– Hanna Pawelec: Master student in sociology.

– Hélène Adam: Master student in education sciences.

– Hoda Chiniforoushan: Master student in education sciences.