Secretariat of the FEMM Committee, European Parliament.

Chiara Tamburini has a Master degree in Human Rights from the Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve – Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (Belgium) and a degree in International Law from the University of Bologna (Italy). From 1997 to 2000, she worked as a lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (France). Since 2000, she is working in different positions at the European Parliament and namely, since 2013, she is an administrator in the Secretariat of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. Her main areas of expertise cover gender-based violence and women in decision making.

Ms Tamburina spoke at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.

Marie Donnelly, Gender Summit 3 - EU speaker

Directorate General Energy, European Commission.

Marie Donnelly is currently working with the European Commission, in the Directorate General for Energy as  Director, New and renewable sources of energy, energy efficiency and innovation,  responsible for: The development of the policy and actions on energy efficiency supporting the achievement of the target of 20% energy savings by 2020, including the implementation of  legislative requirements for buildings, ecodesign and labelling, as well as concrete actions supporting energy saving;  The development of policies and actions leading to the achievement of  the EU 20% target for renewable energy (20% share of energy from renewable sources by 2020 and a 10% share of renewable energy specifically in the transport sector);  Coordination of the research actions in the field of energy including the development of technologies and innovative solutions for low carbon technologies leading to their widespread market take-up (European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan)); and, Actions aiming at supporting the achievement of the 20-20-20 targets - 20 % greenhouse gases, 20 % better energy efficiency, and a 20 % share of renewables - through the Program “Intelligent Energy - Europe”, in co-operation with “the executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation.

Ms Donnelly spoke on Ensuring Smart and Sustainable Access to Energy for Women and Men in her Keynote on Day 1 at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.

Maria del Mar Garcia-Calvente, Gender Summit 4 EU speaker

Professor, Andalusian School of Public Health, Granada, Spain.

Dr María del Mar García-Calvente is PhD, Specialist in Public Health. She is professor at the Andalusian School of Public Health since 1990, where she works as a teacher, researcher and consultant nationally and internationally. She is director of the Diploma in Gender and Coordinator of the Gender, Health and Health Services Cluster in that institution. She has extensive experience in research, leading or participating in more than 30 research projects, and has been part of the Research Network on Gender and Health (Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain). She has participated in several international projects, especially in Latin America. Author of more than 50 publications in scientific journals and several books and chapters. Her main area of research are gender inequalities in health, which currently leads the Atlas Project on gender inequalities in health and its social determinants (www.desigualdadesdegeneroensalud.org).  Her research interests focus on gender indicators in health, informal care and its impact on quality of life and gender-sensitive research methodologies.

Dr García Calvente spoke on Guide to indicators for measuring gender inequalities in health and its determinants in the Spanish context in Plenary Session 5 Advancing Considerations of Gender in Research Methods at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.

Sabine Ludwig, Gender Summit 4 EU speakerResearch Associate, Dieter Scheffner Center for Medical Education and Educational Research, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

Sabine Ludwig has studied in Paris, Shanghai, Beijing, Berlin and Frankfurt and holds advanced degrees in economics from Germany and France. Besides the economics degree, she holds an advanced degree in Chinese studies. After graduation, she worked at the European Commission in the Directorate General for External Relations in Brussels, Belgium. She participated then in the EU-China Coo-operation project “Junior Managers Training Programme” established by the European Commission and the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation in Beijing, China. Following this programme, she joined the Delegation of the European Commission to China in Beijing, where she worked in the Development and Cooperation section.  After six years in China, she returned to Germany in 2008 where she works at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Medical Faculty of Humboldt University and Free University Berlin. Her first assignment was as Research associate within the Masterprogramme International Health and since 2010, she is a member of the Curriculum Development team for the new modular medical curriculum of Charité Berlin in charge of integrating gender medicine issues and gender concepts into the new programme.

Ms Ludwig spoke on A systematic approach to integrate gender dimensions and perspectives into a newly developed medical curriculum in Plenary Session 5 Advancing Considerations of Gender in Research Methods at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.

Dr Godfroy, Gender Summit 4 EU speaker

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Université Paris Est Créteil, France.

Anne-Sophie Godfroy PhD is associate professor of Philosophy at University Paris-Est-Creteil-Val-de-Marne and researcher at the research centre "Science Norms Decision" (SND, FRE 3593), a joint lab of the CNRS and the University Paris Sorbonne. Her main research interests are methodology for international comparisons, science in society, gender. For ten years, she has participated in several European research projects about gender and Science & Technology. She is currently in charge of the methodology of the GenderTime project with Prof Silvana Badaloni (University of Padova).

Dr Godfroy spoke on How to measure progress towards gender equality? in Plenary Session 5 Advancing Considerations of Gender in Research Methods at the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.