So far, STI fields have been deficient in responding effectively to diverse and systemic challenges due to a lack of gender-informed research.
How can we make research and innovation processes inclusive? Four (4) steps to promote inclusiveness.
Step 1. Consider your positionality as research personnel and innovators
Step 2. Consider if and how gender and intersectionality are relevant to your R&I process
Step 3. In projects that include non-Western partners, pay particular attention to the decolonization of the R&I process
Step 4. Consider inclusiveness as a process
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Experts to contact:
Giovanna Sanchez Nieminen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, firstname.lastname@example.org
Essi Laitinen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, email@example.com