GS9 Speakers

Prof Sveva Avveduto

Sveva Avveduto, Gender Summit 9 Eu speaker

Research Director, National Research Council (CNR), Italy.

Careers in physics : which perspectives for women?
Parallel: Transforming organizational structures, practices, and working conditions in a systematic way

Sveva Avveduto is the Research Director at the National Research Council, IRPPS of Italy. Her main research  interests concern science and higher education policy and are focused on studies on human resources for  S&T, mobility issues of scientists, gender issues, science and society. She is the Head of the CNR Research Unit on Human Resources and Knowledge Society. She was vice-chair OECD Group on Research Institutions and Human Resources and Chair OECD Group on Steering and Funding of Research Institutions. She has been national Expert in OECD Activities concerning postgraduate training, women in science, employment and mobility. She has worked or is currently working as WP leader, in several Projects funded by the European Commission: GENERA, EVIDENCE, CARISMAND, CITYCOP, MAPPING, RESPECT, SMART, CONSENT, SET-DEV. She has been professor at the Graduate School ‘Socialtrends’, University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and at the Master on Science, Technology and Innovation at Scuola Nazionale dell’Amministrazione in Rome and Bologna.