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Equity & Open Science Working Group

The Equity & Open Science Working Group includes representatives from four ORFG members and seven scholars, scientists, and activists working at the intersection of open research and marginalized communities.


Project Lead / Adjunct Researcher; Ph.D.; MetaDocencia / CONICET-University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

"Open scholarship and research funding are equitable when all countries in the world contribute to the open global knowledge equally per each of its inhabitants".

Cassandra Gould van Praag

Open Science Community Engagement Coordinator, Ph.D., Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, University of Oxford, UK

"Opportunities which centre the interests of the Global Majority, rather than those with structurally enabled advantage". 


Founder and Director, Data Umbrella

"Open and equitable scholarship and research funding is an imperative, not an option, and equity in funding will return exponential benefits to all of society".


Oregon Health and Science University

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Data Steward – Faculty of Applied Sciences, TU Delft

"Equitable scholarship/funding should ensure a more transparent and equal playing field, encouraging and facilitating a collaborative research ecosystem".


Senior Researcher, Co-lead of The Turing Way, The Alan Turing Institute. Co-Director of Open Life Science

"Open and equitable scholarship and research funding will continue to help integrate considerations for global inclusion and accessibility at the core of knowledge production, sharing and reuse – reducing the divide between the Global South and North".

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