Gender and SDGs in R&I


Enhancing knowledge and understanding on gender and Agenda 2030/SDGs for policy development in European Funds for R&I is the aim of a new GENDERACTION task that focuses on mapping and disseminating recent research results, as well as benchmarking policy development, identifying promising concepts and tools for gender and sustainability in the design of European Funds […]

Meet GENDERACTION dream team!


GENDERACTION project ends. There is a lot of work behind us; we have reached many achievements and successfully met our goals. Now it´s a great opportunity to introduce who stands behind these accomplishments!   Aldona Tomczynska Aldona works in the National Information Processing Institute (OPI, Poland). In the Laboratory of Data Bases and Business Analytics […]

Jennifer Harper


  Jennifer Harper was Director of Policy and Strategy at the Malta Council for Science and Technology up to 2011 and now retains a part-time advisory role. Until 2011, she represented Malta in the Competitiveness Council and JRC Board of Governors. She has been a Board member of the National Commission for Higher and Further […]

Saniye Gülser Corat


  Saniye Gülser Corat is the Director for Gender Equality at UNESCO, she was the pioneer in making gender equality a global priority at UNESCO in 2007. She is a senior executive in international development with over 25 years of field experience in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South […]

Fredrik Bondestam


  Fredrik Bondestam is the Director of the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research at the University of Gothenburg ( He holds a PhD in Sociology (2004, Uppsala University) with a focus on feminist theory, gender equality and gender mainstreaming in academia. His research focus is on higher education in various respects, primarily organizational change, feminist […]

Astrid Schwarzenberger


  Astrid Schwarzenberger worked as a researcher on higher education funding and steering, then joined DLR Project Management Agency in Bonn in 2008. Her work focus gradually shifted from European education and training to research and innovation policy. In 2015, she became head of the German National Contact Point on Marie Skłodowska Curie actions. Since […]

Alexandra Bitušíková


  Alexandra Bitušíková is Head of Research and Associate Professor in Social Anthropology at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. She was visiting scholar at Cambridge University, University College London and Boston University (Fulbright). She participated in several FP and H2020 projects and is the author of more than hundred publications on urban change, […]

Angela Wroblewski


  Angela Wroblewski holds a PhD in sociology and is senior researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. Her research focuses on evaluation of equality policies and the development of gender equality indicators. She is also interested in the steering function of indicators and monitoring systems in the context of equality policies. She […]

Aušra Gribauskienė


  Aušra Gribauskienė, Chief Officer of the Science Division of the Lithuanian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, is responsible for the topics of gender equality, open access to scientific information and EU Open Science initiatives. She is the national representative in the EU Council, European Commission and national working groups on mentioned topics. She […]

Jesper Werdelin Simonsen


  Jesper Werdelin Simonsen is Executive Director at the Research Council of Norway where he oversees research funding in the areas of health, welfare, education and society, as well as research on global development and globalization. Jesper Simonsen was member Norway’s Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research for eight years, and is currently […]