Promotion of Gender Equality at the University of Muenster’s Department of Information Systems

Gorbacheva, E.


Abstract
The article provides an overview of the work done at the University of Muenster (WWU), Department of Information Systems (DIS) within the Horizon 2020 EQUAL-IST project (“Gender Equality Plans for Information Sciences and Technology Research Institutions”). During the project, the existing at DIS challenges related to gender equality, diversity, and work-family balance were revealed, the objectives to address these challenges were set, and the interventions to achieve these objectives were designed, implemented, as well as continuously assessed and refined. This article provides insights into the course of project implementation at WWU, achieved outcomes, and sustainability plan.

Keywords
Gender equality; Gender Equality Plan; Interventions; Diversity; Inclusion; Structural change; Sustainability; Information Systems; Research organisation



Publication type
Chapter in Book

Peer reviewed
No

Publication status
Published

Year
2019

Book title
Institutional Change for Gender Equality in Research - Lesson Learned from the Field

Editor
Sangiuliano Maria, Cortesi Agostino

Pages range
131-144

ISBN
978-88-6969-335-9

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