Aalto University

Community actions for diversity and inclusion

We all contribute to equality, inclusion and diversity of our community in our everyday life working and studying at Aalto. All of our daily encounters with colleagues, students, faculty, partners and collaborators build are opportunities to build an inclusive culture.

A range of inspiring activities, events and initiatives are taking place in our Schools and units.
People doing group work, photo by Aleksi Poutanen
Learning hub on diversity and inclusion

Networks and initiatives

Making waves VI

Making Waves

Discussing diversity and inclusiveness in our community

Shaking up Tech Tampere. Kuva: Jonne Renvall.

Shaking up Tech (external link)

Through the Shaking up Tech event, Aalto University’s schools of technology want to offer young women – who will soon be facing study and career choices – a new understanding of technology.

On 8 October, 17-year-old Asa-Marie Kultima assumes the role of Aalto University President in the Girls Takeover campaign

At the beginning of October, the ‘Super Week’ for girls, young people and technology will also host a Shaking up Tech event open to all and select the winner of the youth innovation competition.

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Asa-Marie Kultima, Aalto-yliopiston rehtorin tehtävän 8.10. valtaava lukiolaistyttö Rovaniemeltä kuvattuna kaupunkinäkymässä. Kuva Aaro Keipi

Schools

Equality and diversity at the School of Electrical Engineering

Aalto University aims to offer everyone an equal operating environment in which employees and students representing different genders, positions and backgrounds are treated equally.

Aalto University strategy/ image: Aleksi Poutanen

Equality and diversity at the School of Chemical Engineering

Aalto University aims to offer everyone an equal operating environment in which employees and students representing different genders, positions and backgrounds are treated equally.

Aalto students and campus_photo: Unto Rautio

Equality in School of Science

How are equality issues managed at the School of Science?

Undergraduate Centre Stairs Exterior

Equality and diversity at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Aalto University is committed to promoting diversity, equality and non-discrimination in all its activities. We aim to provide a non-discriminatory, gender-equal and accessible environment in which employees and students with diverse backgrounds and duties receive equal treatment and are free to participate without discrimination in university activities.

Students at campus

More from our community

Women of Aalto -verkoston kokoontuminen

Women of Aalto network seeks to promote equality in society

Proceeds from the Pink Ribbon Gala event in October will be used to support Finnish cancer research.

News

SCI Diversity Fund

Cash support for projects promoting diversity, inclusion and equality.

School of Science
A graphic showing three female researchers featured in the documentary PICTURE A SCIENTIST

PICTURE A SCIENTIST documentary coming to Aalto virtually

Documentary film addressing systemic bias available for free watching to all Aalto members.

News
Ylhäältä otetussa kuvassa opiskelijat istuvat pöydän ääressä Oppimiskeskuksen värikkäissä tiloissa

All Aalto students have access to gender studies

Hilma network offers courses for the students and training for teachers.

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Aalto students

GAYY (external link)

GAYY is a student association for all the Aalto University GLBTI-orientated and -curious students.

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