The Equity 2030 Alliance

Normalizing gender equity in science & technology

Join us to build an equitable future for all by closing gaps in gender inclusive solutions in science, technology, and financing.

In November 2022, the world’s population reached 8 billion, presenting the international community with a unique window of opportunity to empower women and girls and create a world of equal opportunities to ensure all 8 billion people on the planet can exercise their rights and choices and realize their full potential.

Our Vision

To build an equitable future for all by closing gaps in gender inclusive solutions in science, technology, and financing.

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Our Focus Areas

Solutions Design

Integrating gender equity* in design at all stages of solutions’ development

Data

Incorporating gender equity in data, including while developing algorithms, training data sets, establishing data security, and in the adoption of customer technologies

Financing

Securing equitable financing to design, develop, and produce women-centric solutions, including in the area of wellbeing, healthcare, and education

*Gender equity is the process of being fair to women and men. To ensure fairness, strategies and measures must often be available to compensate for women’s historical and social disadvantages that prevent women and men from otherwise operating on a level playing field. Equity leads to equality.

Collective Power of Positive Disruptors

The Equity 2030 Alliance envisions a world of infinite opportunities for all. The Alliance leverages the collective power of positive disruptors to close the gender equity gap in science and technology design. The Alliance seeks to accelerate actions to normalize gender equity in science and technology by introducing data-driven arguments and strategies. We believe our actions will lead towards an inclusive, sustainable, and gender equitable future where women’s voices are heard, their needs are met, and their potential is fulfilled. 

Why Engage?

To ensure a world of infinite opportunities for all, the Alliance seeks to build an equitable future that can be achieved only if advances in science and technology include and address the needs of all. Lack of women’s inclusion in all stages of the design and development of science and tech results in gender blind solutions. Inadequate investment in research and innovation to address the needs of women and girls leads to a gap in women-centric solutions.

A large body of evidence suggests that technology design is often gender blind across industries, including healthcare, education, and wellbeing sectors. Together, we can change this. Creating gender equitable solutions results in greater equality, leading to economic growth for individuals, communities, businesses, and states.

How Do We Challenge the Status Quo?

To normalize gender equity in science and technology, the Alliance accelerates transformative norms and principles, introduces data-driven arguments and strategies for closing the gaps in women-focused and gender inclusive solutions in science, technology, and financing by 2030. The Alliance mobilizes the influencers, resources, and expertise to amplify and multiply the global power of its members to  disrupt the current status quo and build gender transformative science and tech solutions. 

We welcome all organizations and individuals to endorse* the Equity 2030 Call for Action.

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*Disclaimer: Endorsing the Equity 2030 Call for Action does not bear any financial or other obligations or commitments other than public endorsement.

The Equity 2030 Call for Action has been endorsed by a number of entities. See the full list of endorsers as of January 30, 2023.

Contact for questions and information: equity2030@unfpa.org