Gendered Innovations in Science, Medicine, and Engineering

Project Director

Professor Londa Schiebinger
John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science
Stanford University

Project Co-Directors

Professor Ineke Klinge
Gender Medicine, Caphri School for Public Health and Primary Care
Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences
Maastricht University

Professor Inés Sánchez de Madariaga
Urban and Regional Planning, School of Architecture, Technical University of Madrid
Head, Women and Science Unit, Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovations
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain

Professor Dr. Martina Schraudner
Gender and Diversity in Organizations
Technical University Berlin
Strategic Research Planning, Fraunhofer-Headquarters, Berlin

Professor Marcia Stefanick
Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Women and Sex Differences in Medicine Center
Stanford University

Project Funders

  • Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University (2009—2010)
  • European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (2011—2012)
  • U.S. National Science Foundation (2012—2014)
  • Caphri School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University (2011)
  • History of Science Program, Stanford University (2011)
  • Dean's Office, School of Humanities & Sciences, Stanford University (2011—2012)
  • Dean's Office, School of Medicine, Stanford University (2011—2012)
  • Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Stanford University (2011—2012)
  • Gender and Diversity in Organizations, Department of Machine Tools and Factory Management, Technical University, Berlin (2011)
  • Ministry for Higher Education and Research, France (2012)
  • Institute of Gender in Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2012)
  • Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas, Madrid (2012)
  • Department of the History of Science, Harvard University (2012)
  • Korea Federation of Women's Science & Technology Associations (2014)


Professor Antonis Argyros
Computer Science
University of Crete

Professor Atta Badii
Intelligent Media Systems and Services Research Laboratories
School of Systems Engineering
University of Reading

Pascal Baudrit
Project Manager
Biomechanical Department
European Center for Security Studies and Risk Analysis (CEESAR)

Kévin Boëzennec
Interaction Designer, Attoma

Professor Tomas Brage
Physics and MAX-lab
Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Lund University

Ingrida Bremere, MSc
Environmental Expert and Project Manager
Baltic Environmental Forum, Latvia

Dr. Antoinette Brink
Medical Molecular Microbiologist
Maastricht University Medical Center

Professor Amy Bug
Physics and Astronomy
Swarthmore College

Annika Carlsson-Kanyama, PhD
Research Director, Energy and Climate Adaptation Studies
FOI, Swedish Institute of Defense Analysis, Stockholm
Adjunct Professor, Department of Energy and Environmental Systems Studies
Lund University

Professor Hilda Rømer Christensen
University of Copenhagen

Professor Hans Clevers
Molecular Geneticist, Hubrecht Institute
University Medical Centre Utrecht
President, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor Justine Cassell
Director, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University

Professor Cecile Crutzen
School of Informatics
Open University, The Netherlands

Professor Gillian Einstein
Psychology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Women's Health, University of Toronto
Institute Advisory Board Member, CIHR Institute of Gender and Health

Dr. Pieter Emans
Orthopaedic Surgery
Maastricht University Medical Centre
Caphri School for Public Health and Primary Care

Dr. Wendy Faulkner
Institute for the Study of Science, Technology, and Innovation (ISSTI)
University of Edinburgh

Professor Paul Fowler
Center for Reproductive Endocrinology & Medicine
Chair, Translational Medical Sciences
University of Aberdeen

Professor Dr. Piet Geusens
Biomedical Research Institute
University Hasselt, Belgium

Professor Jonathan Gratch
Computer Science
University of Southern California

Keith Hall, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Google, New York

Professor Daniel Jurafsky
Department of Linguistics and, by courtesy, Computer Science
Stanford University

Professor Nayoung Kim
School of Medicine
Seoul National University

Professor Barbara Koenig
Biomedical Ethics and Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Dr. Ellen Kuhlmann
Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy
University of Bath

Professor Philip Lavori
Health Research and Policy
Stanford University

Professor Dr. Carmen Leicht-Scholten
Gender and Diversity in Engineering
Faculty of Civil Engineering
RWTH Aachen University

Professor Jung Eun Lee
Department of Food and Nutrition
Sookmyung Women's University

Professor Helen Longino
Clarence Irving Lewis Professor in Philosophy
Stanford University

Professor Susanne Maass
Sociotechnical Systems Design & Gender
Bremen University

Professor Gregor Majdiĉ
Center for Animal Genomics
University of Ljubljana
Institute of Physiology
University of Maribor

Professor William J. Maloney
Elsbach-Richards Professor in Surgery
Stanford School of Medicine

Professor Edwin Mariman
Functional Genetics Group, Human Biology
NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology, and Metabolism
Maastricht University Medical Centre

Professor Margaret McCarthy
Chair, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
University of Maryland

Professor Virginia M. Miller
Physiology and Surgery
Mayo Clinic

Dr. Françoise Moos
Director of Research, Emeritus
National Center of Scientific Research
Institute of Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences, Strasbourg
Officer for the Mission for the Status of Women
National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS), Paris

Hwayoung Noh, Postdoctoral Fellow
Dietary Exposure Assessment Group
International Agency for Research on Cancer, France

Helene Oldrup, Ph.D.
Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen

PD Dr. Martina Padmanabhan
Institute for Environmental Planning
Leibniz University, Hannover

Professor Hee Young Paik
Department of Food and Nutrition
Seoul National University

Professor Bart Penders, PhD
Health, Ethics & Society
Faculty of Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences
Maastricht University

Professor Renee Reijo Pera
George D. Smith Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanford School of Medicine

Professor Susan Phillips
Queen's University, Canada

Elizabeth Pollitzer, PhD
Director, Portia Ltd

Professor Vera Regitz-Zagrosek
Director Berlin Institute of Gender in Medicine
Center for Cardiovascular Research
Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin

Professor Sarah Richardson
History of Science, and Women, Gender and Sexuality
Harvard University

Professor Sue V. Rosser
San Francisco State University

Professor Javier Ruiz
Urban and Regional Planning
School of Architecture
Technical University of Madrid

Professor Sigrid Schmitz
Gender Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Vienna

Professor Hans Schöler
Cell and Developmental Biology
Max Planck Institute, Münster

Klaus Schröder, Industrial Designer, MA
Design Director
Design-People, Aarhus, Denmark

Professor Jae Eun Shim
Department of Food and Nutrition
Daejon University

Peter Simlinger
Director, International Institute for Information Design (IIID)
Simlinger Informations-Design GmbH, Vienna

Professor-Ing. Rainer Stark
Division Director
Virtual Product Creation
Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology (IPK), Berlin

Professor Mi Kyung Sung
Department of Food and Nutrition
Sookmyung Women's University

Marie-Hélène Therre, Eng.
CEO, Therre Consultancy, Paris
President, Femmes Ingénieurs
Chairwoman, World Federation of Engineering Organizations Standing Committee on Women in Engineering

Dr. Francesco Trisolini
Vice President
Hospitex Diagnostics SRL

Professor Dr. Arch. D.I. Franziska Ullmann
Institute for Spatial Conception and Fundamentals of Design
University of Stuttgart

Professor Manuela Veloso
Herbert A. Simon Professor Computer Science, and by courtesy, Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Catherine Vidal, PhD
Neurobiologist and Research Director
Institut Pasteur, Paris

Professor Dr. Christine Wächter
Director, Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture (IFZ)
Scientific Director, Centre of Women Studies and Gender Research
Klagenfurt University

Dr. Petra Wolffs
Medical Molecular Microbiologist
Maastricht University Medical Center

Faculty Advisory Board

Professor Jenna Davis
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Higgins-Magid Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University

Professor Louise Fortmann
Natural Resource Sociology
Rudy Grah Chair in Forestry and Sustainable Development
University of California, Berkeley

Professor Cynthia Friend
Theodore Williams Richards Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Professor of Materials Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Harvard University

Professor Robert Gray
Lucent Technologies Professor in Communications and Networking, Emeritus
Stanford University

Professor Ann Grimes
Lorry I. Lokey Professor
Communication, Stanford University

Professor Sheri Sheppard
Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University

Professor Charis Thompson
Gender and Women's Studies
Science, Technology, and Society
University of California, Berkeley

Professor Hannah Valantine
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Leadership in the School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford University

Professor Richard Zare
Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor in Natural Science
Stanford University

Research Team

Principal Project Researchers

Addison Arlow, BS, Stanford University (2010—2012)
Sarah Newman, MA, Maastricht University (2011—2013)

Contributing Research Team

Kate Benham, BA, Stanford University (2009—2010)
Hania Faridi, BS, Stanford University (2009—2010)
Shannon K. Gilmartin, Ph.D., Director of SKG Analysis (2009—2010)
James Liao, BA, Stanford University (Summer 2009)
Nishma Sachedina, BS, Stanford University (2009—2010)
Tina Roh, Class of 2014, Stanford University (2012)

Graphic Designers

Aubrie Lee, Class of 2014, Stanford University (2011—)
Erik Steiner, Creative Director, Spatial History Lab, Stanford University (2012—2013)

Web Experts

Rosemary Rogers (2012—)
Rolling Orange, Inc. (2009—2010)


Jennifer Chang, Gunn High School (Summer 2011)