Desentrañar el discurso de género en los programas de mentoría: un análisis crítico de la campaña WeAreHERe



Palabras clave:

Género, Mentoría, STEM, Análisis Crítico del Discurso, Neoliberalismo, Prejuicios, Estereotipos, Opresión estructural


Este artículo de investigación realiza un análisis crítico del discurso de la campaña de Instagram llevada a cabo por WeAreHERe, un programa de mentoría entre pares diseñado para estudiantes de secundaria y primer año de universidad en la Universidad Politecnico di Torino. El estudio examina 92 publicaciones compartidas en la página de Instagram de WeAreHERe durante el año académico 2021-2022. El objetivo principal de la investigación es, en primer lugar, cerrar una brecha existente en la literatura al conectar estudios sobre estereotipos, prejuicios y la mentoría como un medio constructivo para promover modelos femeninos con la investigación sobre opresión estructural basada en el género. En segundo lugar, este estudio tiene como objetivo mejorar la campaña WeAreHERe a través de un análisis exhaustivo, brindando conocimientos para dar forma a futuras políticas sobre programas de mentoría para estudiantes en STEM. El análisis mostró que la mayoría de las publicaciones se centran en el nivel individual en lugar de en la opresión estructural y los modelos a seguir que representan se exponen como personas alcanzables en lugar de seres excepcionales. Incluso cuando las publicaciones que intentan motivar reconocen la existencia de una estructura opresora basada en el género, rara vez la mencionan claramente, sin lograr desvelar el vínculo generativo entre esta estructura de opresión, los prejuicios y estereotipos de género. Los resultados muestran que la literatura sobre estereotipos y prejuicios podría enriquecerse mediante un enfoque centrado en la opresión estructural. A partir de estos resultados, hemos desarrollado algunas pautas que podrían ayudar a la campaña WeAreHERe y a otras campañas similares que buscan combatir estereotipos sobre las mujeres en el campo STEM, a abordar cuestiones de opresión sistemática. El uso de modelos a seguir es más efectivo cuando resalta la opresión sistemática y favorece la creación de comunidades que contribuyan a un cambio sistemático.


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Colombelli, A., Falzea, L., Montorsi, A., & Temporin, G. (2024). Desentrañar el discurso de género en los programas de mentoría: un análisis crítico de la campaña WeAreHERe. Feminismo/s, (43), 177–212.



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