Stanford University

Londa Schiebinger

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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, European Parliament, and Korean National Assembly on the topic. Schiebinger received her Ph.D. from Harvard University and is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her numerous prizes include the Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize and Guggenheim Fellowship. From 2018-2020, she directed a European Commission expert group to produce: Gendered Innovations 2: How Inclusive Analysis Contributes to Research and Innovation. Recent publications include: AI can be Sexist and Racist—It’s Time to Make it Fair, Nature (2018); Sex and Gender Analysis Improves Science and Engineering, Nature (2019); Analysing How Sex and Gender Interact, The Lancet (2020).

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