This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 788204.

Renata Siemienska

I am a sociologist, head of the Center of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies at the R.B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies, University of Warsaw, and the UNESCO Chair “Women, Society and Development”, U of W. I am  also head of Chair of Sociology of Social Change at M. Grzegorzewska University in Warsaw. I was director of the R.B. Zajonc Institute for Social Studies of the University of Warsaw (2002-2012), head of the chair of Sociology Education and Schooling of the Institute of Sociology, U of W (1991-2009) and a fellow of the Ford Foundation, the Am. Council of Learned Societies in USA (University of Michigan) and the Italian National Science Foundation, visiting professor in the USA (several times at University of Michigan, University of North Carolina in Greensboro, Santa Clara University, etc. ) and in Canada (Toronto University).

I also served as president of the UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), expert of UN, UNESCO (Division of Human Rights and Peace), the Council of Europe and European Commission.

Actually I´m Polish PI in the project "Hei4Diversity: Building Capacities to Prevent and Respond to any Form of Violence against the LGBTQI+ community in Higher Education Institutions” (2019-1-ES01-KA203-064121)