Gender and Innovation in Post-Pandemic Ableism: Social, Environmental, and Digital Justice

Programme Gender and Innovation in Post-Pandemic Ableism: Social, Environmental, and Digital Justice  










CUHK Organising Unit Gender Studies Programme
Programme Overview Summer Workshop DescriptionWhile advance in digital innovation are often lauded as a solution for present and future well-being challenges, there exists a pervasive neglect of the social inequalities entrenched in and perpetuated by digital technologies. This summer workshop aims to address the intersections of gender, disability, and innovation with a focus on digital, environmental, and social justice in the post-pandemic ableist world. The workshop aims to foster a nuanced understanding of the intricate relationships between technological advancements and different gendered social dynamics.Topics Covered

  • Disability and Feminist Discussions
  • Gender, Disability, and the Digitalization of Work
  • Digitalization, Justice, and Empowerment in the Post-Pandemic Ableism


Hosted Institutions
Gender Studies Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Centre for Gender Studies, Karlstad University & Digital Well Arena
Department of Sociology, National Taipei University & The NTPU Flagship Project


Targeted Audience
The workshop is for MA-level students or final-year undergraduate students around the world. The number of student participants is limited to 30. We highly welcome international students to apply.

**There will be a certificate of attendance for participating the entire summer workshop.

Application ProcessComplete the registration form with your basic information, your current CV and a short description of your research interest:
Please briefly describe a) why attending the workshop and b) a potential research idea relating to digital innovation.

Enquiries about the summer workshop can be directed towards the Gender Studies Programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong ( and the workshop coordinator Prof. Ling HAN ( Please email your enquiry with the subject [Gender and Innovation Workshop]

Programme Period 3 Jun– 4 Jun 2024
Delivery Mode
  • Online Learning
Location(s) Hong Kong (Online)
Programme Nature
  • Academic Studies
  • Thematic Focus
  • Training / Workshop
Target Students
  • Hong Kong Students
  • Chinese Mainland Students
  • International Students
Level of Study Requirement
  • Undergraduates*
  • Postgraduates**MA-level students or final-year undergraduate students
Credit-bearing No
Programme Fee Free
Application Period 22 Mar – 23 Apr 2024
Programme Website

Last updated on 3 April 2024