Prof Alice Abreu

Aluice Abreu, Gender Summit speaker

Director, GenderInSITE; Professora Emérita Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

KEF 6: Transforming policies in funding, hiring and publishing

Alice Abreu, the Acting Director of GenderInSITE, is Emeritus Professor of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was vice-president of the National Research Council for Scientific and Technological Development of Brazil, director of the Office of Education, Science and Technology of the Organization of American States, and director of the regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean of the International Council for Science. A sociologist by training, she has worked on sociology of work and more recently on gender and science.