D4.5.1 Gender Action Plan

Knowledge Web is not a gender specific project. However, gender is a relevant issue for the project since it will: contribute on different levels to an enhanced understanding of gender issues; promote the participation of women in scientific research, education and outreach to industry; and include gender expertise in its scientific team and management. We observe the gender issues involved in Knowledge Web, gather statistics on gender ratios over a range of metrics, and survey organisations, networks, projects and events concerned with gender and ICT. The network identifies four aspects relevant to Knowledge Web: