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Challenging the Gender Equality norm in STI fields

The study discusses the arguments and pathways about moving from quantitative gender equality towards qualitative inclusivity and finding solutions how STI field becomes more inclusive towards variety of knowledge and perspectives. This is important for enabling transformative innovation policy to better respond and find solutions to complex societal challenges. In line with this, the article explores qualitative inclusivity, rather than quantitative equality, as a pathway to enable including different perspectives, worldviews and ideas in research and innovation content. In other words, the article explores ways in which research and innovation content becomes more socially responsive to the society as a whole by shifting focus from merely fitting women in to the existing normative culture towards shaping inclusive culture in the STI fields.

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Gender STI Project