GS9 Speakers

Laura Getz

Laura Getz, Gender Summit 9 Eu speaker

Scientific Associate, Center of Excellence Women and Science, Gesis – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany.

Policy Learning through a Gender Equality Online Platform
Parallel: Communicating gender to inform policy and change societal attitudes (selected abstracts)

Laura Getz, MA, is a scientific associate at the Center of Excellence Women and Science located at Gesis – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Having studied in Germany, New Zealand and Sweden, she holds an M.A. in Transcultural Studies and a B.A. in Cultural Studies and English-Speaking Cultures from the University of Bremen. 

Ms Getz is currently a member of the project team of the FP7-funded project GenPORT – An internet portal for sharing knowledge and inspiring collaborative action on gender and science. Therein she is responsible for engaging the online community of the portal and evaluating data from social media communities. Her research interests lie in gender equality policy, intersectionality and postcolonial studies.