We are a think tank consultancy and a social enterprise. We advocate for gender equality and enable others to understand gender dynamics and find gender-sensitive solutions to their problems.
A political scientist by training, Dr Lilia Giugni is a research fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests and advocacy work cover the promotion of gender equality across multiple organisational settings, the prevention of gender-based violence, and the gendered side of entrepreneurship, technology and crime.
A multi-disciplinary researcher, Lilia holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and has studied and worked in academia, policy and the third sector between Italy, France, the UK, the US and Vietnam. She regularly writes and delivers talks and keynote speeches on matters of gender and women’s rights, and she sits in the board of several charities, social enterprises and feminist networks. These include the Italian charity and e-magazine F Come and the social justice network Rebel Network.
Chiara is a consultant on international public policy. She has worked for the European Commission, the European Parliament, and has overseen several EU funded projects.
She holds a Bachelor’s and two Master’s degrees in Politics and International Relations and has worked for the United Nations and extensively researched matters related to regionalism, foreign policy and political and economic relations between the EU and Asia.
Caitlyn works as Content Manager for the Raspberry Pi Foundation. She is completing a Masters degree in Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge, where her academic research focuses on community enterprise and gender empowerment.
She has two bachelors degrees, having studied archaeology at the University of British Columbia, and law at SOAS. After completing her law degree, Caitlyn worked for human rights charities, and in the pro bono department of law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Her interest in education as a means of social change led her to complete the Teach First Program. She taught in an inner London secondary school for four years and was head of the secondary school computer science department.
Ellen is completing a PhD in French at the University of Edinburgh having completed her Ba and MPhil at the University of Cambridge. She is a freelance writer and translator, and has worked at several international film festivals in France, Italy and the UK. She has additional experience in simultaneous interpretation, and has previously worked as a legal researcher focusing on international and employment law in Francophone Africa. Her academic research focuses on colonial memory and transnational migration, and their impact on city spaces.
Francesca is a consultant for the cultural sector with a background in environmental economics and statistics. She has worked on matters relating to gender, organised crime and environmental policy, and has experience working in the public sector and academia in Italy and the UK. She started reflecting on matters of gender during her time at female-only Newnham College (Cambridge University), where she obtained her master's degree.
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