Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at the School of Electrical Engineering

Equality, diversity and inclusion at the School of Electrical Engineering

We aim to be a diverse and inclusive community where all students, faculty, staff and stakeholders feel a sense of belonging and can fulfill their professional, educational and social aspirations fully.
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Students, faculty and staff of the School of Electrical Engineering form a diverse community, and our personnel represents almost 70 different nationalities. Equality, diversity and inclusion work is carried out throughout the School, from management decisions to everyday encounters between colleagues. Some central themes in our equality, diversity and inclusion work 2023-2024 are:

At the School of Electrical Engineering, EDI work is coordinated by the ELEC EDI Group, nominated by the Dean every two years. The group prepares a biennial action plan that implements Aalto's EDI plan on the school level. The group members actively participate in implementation of the activities. The group works together with the Dean, School Management Team, the personnel administration and education management, communications, and other central parties.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group

Contact information of the School of Electrical Engineering Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group (EDI Group) and Aalto level contact points in case of harassment and inappropriate behaviour.

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ELEC EDI Action plan 2023-2024

How to get involved?

Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion benefits everyone. Be active in participating in activities we organise and use resources we offer. All members of our community are most welcome to participate in planning and contributing to activities even if they are not members of the EDI Group. If you have ideas about actions at department or school level or in your student guild, please share them with us, or apply funding for implementation from the ELEC D&I Funding.

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