Malin Lindberg is a Professor of Gender and Technology at the research division Design, at Luleå University of Technology. She is also a Guest Professor of Social Innovation at Malmö University and Affiliated Professor at the Center for Civil Society Research at Marie Cederschiöld University in Stockholm. She studies how innovations and organizations can be developed in a inclusive and socially sustainable way. She especially studies innovative solutions to societal challenges, in the non-profit, public and private sectors. Through a participatory research approach - where societal actors are actively involved in the development of new knowledge - her research contributes to both scientific and practical development.