Session host: Viivi Lähteenoja
Goal: Raise awareness about the need for empowerment of women and girls through data particularly in developing countries. Discuss the directions and steps different actors can take to advance gender equity in the world of and through the use of data.
Description: This session is for anyone interested in any one of data, gender, and the developing world.
We will first hear a keynote talk from the co-author of Data Feminism, Lauren F. Klein, which will be followed by a lively panel discussion with experts Sepinoud Azimi Rashti, John C. Havens, and a representative of UNICEF and commentary remarks from Nora Lindström. The audience is asked to engage with the presenters and ideas presented actively.
The session is hosted by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, a leader in the UN Women initiative Generation Equality, and the Finnish Ambassador for Innovation, Jarmo Sareva and moderated by Viivi Lähteenoja.
To keep updated on the 5-year Generation Equality campaign, please visit the Generation Equality website.