Keynote Lecture: Gendered Innovation in Science, Health & Medicine, Technology, and Environment
This session aims to explore the basic concepts, historical background, and the significance of Gendered Innovation as well as looking into how sex, gender, and intersectional analysis lead to discovery and innovation and benefit scientific research progresses. Secondly, through understanding the impact of Gendered Innovation, this session aims to enable participants to re-visit their own studies and enable the application of gender-neutral scientific research. Following the Keynote Lecture, 2021 ELIS representative(s) will take the initiative to interview Dr. Schiebinger on this topic as well as on her leadership.
Londa SCHIEBINGER is the John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science at Stanford University, and founding Director of Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment. She is a leading international expert on gender in science and technology and has addressed the United Nations, the European Parliament, the Korean National Assembly, and numerous funding agencies on that topic. Schiebinger received her Ph.D. from Harvard University, is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize and Guggenheim Fellowship.