The main purpose of the Hub is for academics to join forces with societal partners to analyze and solve complex gender and diversity issues and to develop strategies to increase diversity, societal inclusion and change. See below for a selection of stakeholders and projects the Hub is involved in.
NTR: Diversity in the media
The Hub Gender & Diversity conducted a research project on the programming of the Dutch public broadcasting system NTR in relation to inclusion, diversity and representation, commissioned by NTR.
Diversity at the top: establishing a legal women’s quota
The Gender & Diversity Hub collaborates with other parties on the establishment of quota rules to enhance the number of women on corporate boards.
Museum of Equality and Difference (MOED)
Bart Rutten, director of the Centraal Museum, on the collaboration between the museum and MOED: "The collaboration with MOED offers the Centraal Museum a wonderful first step in setting things in motion. With its diverse composition, the expertise of this team helps us to look critically at our own identity and working methods as a museum.”
European Network of Legal Experts in Gender Equality and Non-discrimination
Utrecht University hosts the European Network of Legal Experts in Gender Equality and Non-discrimination. The Network provides expert analysis on the implementation of EU gender equality and non-discrimination law across 36 European countries and on current gender equality issues to the European Commission. Beyond annual country-specific reports, the Network also offers thematic reports on key topics of EU gender equality and non-discrimination law.
Partnership with OECD
Rosemarie Buikema, Belle Derks and Linda Senden share their expertise in so-called "engagement groups" of the worldwide Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).