Viviane Willis-Mazzichi.

4.00pm, Round table discussion: Integrating gender and diversity in cultural change in research and innovation as a sustainable policy effort.

Viviane Willis-Mazzichi. Viviane Willis-Mazzichi, Head of Sector “Gender”, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

The “Gender” Sector develops the strategy on Gender Equality in the European Policy for Research and Innovation. It coordinates and monitors its implementation along three objectives:

  • Gender Equality in careers at all levels
  • Gender balance in decision-making
  • Integration of the gender dimension in research content and programmes

The strategy in implemented within the European Framework Programme Horizon 2020 and the European Research Area in collaboration with Member States, Associated Countries and research institutions.


Main publications:

SHE Figures 2015:

Gender Equality Policies in public research

Structural change in research institutions

Gendered Innovations