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"Collaboration is crucial in order to meet societal challenges"

Published: 25 February 2020

Malin Lindberg is Professor in Gender and Technology at Luleå University of Technology. She will be attending the Gender Contact Point Day, March 19, 2020.

Why is the collaboration between academia, business and community important?

“Collaboration is an integral part of managing societal challenges, relevant to several different organisations and sectors of the community. Collaboration enables us to make use of each other’s knowledge, experience and tools.”

How do you study organisations’ efforts to integrate equality into their operations and what results do you see?

- In my research, I study practical equality initiatives carried out by businesses, local councils and associations. My results have revealed a number of success factors and pitfalls, relevant to how the initiatives are organised and implemented.

 

Gender Contact Point Day 

The annual Gender Contact Point Day gathers researchers, businesses, public authorities and other stakeholders interested in equality integration and organisational development. This year’s theme is inclusive business and organisational development, and the event will be held March 9, 12 AM - 4 PM, at Luleå University of Technology. Read more here