GS12 Comittee Biographies
Director of the Gender, Society and Policy Area at FLACSO (Latin American Social Sciences Institute), Argentina
She coordinates the UNESCO Regional Chair for Women, Science and Technology in Latin America (www.catunescomujer.org), and the GenderInSITE Focal Point for Latin America and the Caribbean. She directs the Virtual Master’s program in Gender, Society and Policies – PRIGEPP (www.prigepp.org) and the UNESCO Global Network of Chairs for Gender Equality.
For more than 3 decades, she has produced numerous (national and international) studies and publications on gender issues, science and technology, STEM education, communications, youth and policy. She has been a guest professor at various universities in Latin America, Spain, Italy and the United States.
She has contributed as an expert on gender issues for numerous governmental, academic and international institutions such as OAS, ECLAC; UNICEF, UN WOMEN, UNDP, and UNESCO. Member of the Advisory Board of SAGA UNESCO (STEM and Gender Advancement). Member of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for the Sustainable Development – adviser to the Secretary General of the United Nations. She is a member of the jury for the UNESCO Education Prize for girls and women.