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Mission & Vision


TCGEL’s mission is to develop and embed sustainable practices to advance gender equality in Trinity College Dublin to ensure a diverse, innovative and productive academic community of global significance.


Our vision is of an inclusive and innovative university community in which people of all genders participate at all levels, are enabled to reach their full potential, and are recognised equally for their diverse contributions.

TCGEL pioneers innovative and inclusive actions to:

  • Act as a centre of excellence in the promotion of gender equality and leadership
  • Redress gender imbalances at all levels;
  • Create sustainable structural and cultural change;
  • Enhance the careers of Trinity staff;
  • Develop and advise on best practices regarding gender equality;
  • Engage with international networks and projects to advance gender equality in academia globally.

Trinity Drives Excellence Through Gender Equality

Featuring Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast and former Vice-Provost, Professor Linda Hogan, this video demonstrates the College’s commitment to gender equality as a driver of research excellence, and highlights Trinity’s achievements and role as a national leader in driving gender equality in the Higher Education sector in Ireland.