Federal Ministry of Justice: Diversity in the Judiciary
In cooperation with Department III 7 of the Federal Ministry of Justice, the team from the Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) is conducting a survey titled "Diversity in the Judiciary". The survey has been designed under the guidance of the Federal Ministry of Justice.
Vienna Business Agency. A Fund of the City of Vienna
Gender-specific evaluation of the startup program for women: "Founders Lab" and addressing specific topics such as "Success or Failure in Women's Startup Ventures" and "The Polish Plumber"
SK Rapid: Diversity in Football
Collaboration with the Management and Diversity Officers
Currently, the topic "The Financing of Women's Football Teams in Austrian Professional Football and Their Societal Relevance" is being explored within a master's thesis. In the winter semester of 2020/2021, suggestions for further embedding diversity management within the Rapid Vienna sports club were developed as part of the course "SBWL Course V - Diversitätsmanagement/Praxisprojekt". Current issues include fan engagement concerning sexism and homophobia. Simultaneously, a business case for a women's team was developed as part of a 2021 thesis.
Inclusive Team Building at WU
WU Gender and Diversity Policy Team (Sonja Lydtin):
The collaboration is carried out with "DASFILMBÜRO" Vienna, the Executive Academy (Barbara Stöttinger), and the Institute (Marie-Thérèse Claes, Anett Hermann, as well as students). The goal is to raise awareness among WU teaching staff on the topic and to develop recommendations for inclusive teaching practices.
Inclusion and Diversity at WU
The International Women's Day offers the opportunity to repeatedly showcase pioneers in business studies, their achievements, and résumés at WU. On the occasion of WU's 125th anniversary, this year's focus is on extraordinary alumnae from history as well as milestones in gender equality. Both will be presented through a poster exhibition on campus and online. You can find the posters in the entrance areas of the Executive Academy, LC, and TC buildings. The selected women are meant to serve as inspiration for the next generation of women and shall demonstrate what is achievable with and after a WU education.
In the winter semester of 2020/2021, within the course " SBWL Course V - Diversitätsmanagement/Praxisprojekt", students from the Special Diversity Management program presented concepts for an inclusive university. In the summer semester of 2021, suggestions for gender-inclusive language at universities were developed.
In 2021, Mr. Maximilian Carlo Ferdinand Nennstiel wrote his master's thesis on the topic "Investigating the Digital Web Accessibility of Viennese Universities in Relation to the Inclusion of People with Disabilities".
ehs - Evangelische Hochschule Dresden (Germany): Rules of the Game in Academia
A collaborative book project titled "Karrieren in der Wissenschaft. Die Spielregeln im akademischen Berufsfeld" (Careers in Academia: The Rules of the Game in the Academic Profession) is set to be published in the 1st quarter of 2023 by Kohlhammer
Completed DAAD-funded teaching project titled "(In)Visible Women in Social Sciences and Social Work", conducted in collaboration with Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland). Project duration: October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022.