Genderless Digitalisation

Over the past year Friends of Europe has crowdsourced ideas, opinions, insights and experiences from policymakers, industry and civil society, to think deeply about the implications of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

UNI Equal Opportunities Coordinator, Marta Ochoa contributed to the report with a chapter on The Path to Genderless Digitalisation.

Technology and automation need not be our enemies. With the right tools and direction, they may have a positive impact on women’s rights and empowermentMarta Ochoa

The full report, which can be downloaded below, highlights key trends, developments and issues across all layers of the digital ecosystem. It aims to highlight public policies and private sector decision-making that affect our future. It serves as a forward-looking guide to critical questions on the state of the global and European digital economy, drawing on the broad community of policymakers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and civil society representatives.

Authors include economist Michael Mandel; former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Daniel A. Sepulveda; Future of Privacy Forum CEO Jules Polonetsky; UNI Global Union Equal Opportunities coordinator Marta Ochoa; former Estonian PM Taavi Rõivas and three European Young Leaders (EYL40) – BBVA Data & Analytics CEO Elena Alfaro Martínez, BlaBlaCar founder Frédéric Mazzella, MEP Eva Maydell, and EU Law Professor Alberto Alemanno.

The report also includes a foreword by European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and an afterword by Belgian Deputy PM Alexander De Croo.

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