Our team

Marcela Linková

Head of NKC


Marcela Linková PhD is a researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences where she directs the Centre for Gender and Science. She has a doctorate in sociology from Charles University in Prague. Her research focuses on sociology of gendered organizations, research careers, governance of research and research assessment from a gender perspective. Marcela also examines the material-discursive practices through which gender equality policies and initiatives are adopted and implemented at the European and Czech country levels. She is the chair of the ERAC Standing Working Group on Gender in Research and Innovation. She is active in developing policy solutions for gender equality in research at the Czech and EU levels. Marcela has been involved in several EU funded projects; most recently, she is the coordinator of Horizon 2020 GENDERACTION project and participates in GE Academy, Gender-SMART and CASPER. She has served on expert and advisory bodies of the European Commission and in the Czech Republic. She is an alumna of the International Visitor Leadership Programme “Women in STEM”.

Hana Tenglerová



Hana studied public and social policy at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University Prague, and gender studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University Prague. She has been a member of the NKC team since 2008. She is engaged primarily in advocacy work and cooperation with state administration. She is the editor of Monitoring Reports on the Status of Women in Czech Science. She is recently involved in the advocacy and communication activities of the Horizon 2020 project GENDERACTION and in the external evaluation and monitoring of the structural change project of Horizon 2020 GenderSMART.

Martina Fucimanová

Organisation of the Milada Paulová Award, CZERA project


Martina studied gender studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University. She has been a member of the Center Gender & Science team since April 2014. She used to coordinate the mentoring program for secondary school students and early-stage researchers, and supported the GENDERACTION project as a project manager. Currently, she organizes Cena Milady Paulové and supports the team in international projects. When she is not reading anything you have accidentally left around her, she is watching a series or trying out a new recipe.

Gabriela Langhammerová

Promoting institutional change and Community for Change in the CZERA project


Gabriela studies theology and philosophy at the Hussite Theological Faculty of Charles University and Gender Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University. She is currently completing her doctoral studies at the Faculty of Science, Charles University, majoring in Philosophy and History of Natural Sciences, which takes into account the history and methodology of science. She has been a member of the Center for Gender and Science since 2021. She deals with the issue of promoting institutional changes in scientific and research organizations within the CZERA project and in cooperation with the Community for Change.

Eva Oliva

Promoting institutional change in the CZERA project


Eva studied Humanities, Society, and Culture at the Anglo-American University Prague. She is currently finishing her master’s degree at the Institute of Ethnology of the Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University. She is focusing her studies on gender-based roles in society. In the Centre for gender and science, Eva works on activities in promoting institutional change and also on activities focused on the problem of gender-based violence in academia and research. She also cooperates on supporting research institutions in the implementation of gender equality audits, and on cooperating with the Community for Change in the CZERA project.

Ananké Nebeská

CZERA project, STRATIN+ project


Ananké studied Liberal Arts and Humanities, majoring in social anthropology at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, and spent a year abroad as an Erasmus exchange student at the University of Copenhagen. At the moment, they are writing their thesis in the Gender Studies program also at FHS CU, focusing on the intersections of feminism and ecology. Ananké is responsible for the gender dimension in the research agenda as part of the Community for Change as well as the project One Size Doesn’t Fit All (CZERA). They are also developing a methodology for evaluating the impact of activities to promote gender equality (STRATIN+). They have been a member of the Centre for Gender & Science since 2022 and in the past, they worked as an event coordinator of the Ending gender-based violence in academia conference.

Jana Gabrielová

Communication Manager in the CZERA project


Jana studied Gender studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University. She has been a member of the Center for Gender & Science team since November 2021 as a communication manager in the CZERA project. Before that, she worked as a communication expert in private companies and public and cultural institutions. Previously, she was also dealing with activities addressing sexism in advertisements. Among others she spends her free time reading books, watching crime series, hiking, and visiting cultural events.

Anna Donovalová

Analyst in the STRATIN+ project


Anna studied Teaching at secondary school at the Hussite Theological Faculty, Charles University. Her thesis was focused on the attitudes of the teachers to gender and gender equality. She is currently studying a Ph.D. program at the Faculty of Education, Charles University, her study is focused on gender in the curriculum framework. She has been a member of the Center for Gender & Science team since February 2022 as a gender equality analyst in the STRATIN+ project. In her free time, Anna likes reading, watching series and movies, or listening to music. Her favorite hobby is photography.

Zuzana Andreska



Zuzana graduated from the Master’s program in Gender Studies at Charles University and she is currently finishing her law degree at the same university. She has been a member of the Centre for Gender and Science since 2021 as a member of the UniSAFE project, which aims to offer solutions to gender-based violence in academia.

Jana Dvořáčková



Jana holds a PhD in sociology from the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University in Brno. In her current work, she focuses mainly on implementing cultural and institutional changes for gender equality in research performing and research funding organizations. She joined the Centre for Gender and Science in 2018. She is responsible for the Working Group for Change. She was previously an assistant professor at the Gender Studies Programme (Masaryk University) and she also worked as a researcher at the Office for Population Studies at the same university. She is a co-author of the book Politics and Everyday Life in Czech Universities: Ethnographic Perspectives on Teaching, Learning and Research (2014).

Blanka Nyklová



Blanka has worked at the Centre for Gender and Research since 2014. She holds an MA in media studies and Ph.D. in sociology from Charles University in Prague. Her research interests span several areas: the Czech feminist scene, its changes, and theoretical starting points; sexual violence in higher education and academic mobility; visual discourses; and the intersection of geopolitics and epistemology with emphasis on transformation processes in the Czech Republic and Central and Eastern Europe around 1989. The latter topic is also the central focus of her current research project, which explores the fate of applied chemical research at research and development departments and institutes affiliated with chemical plants before and after 1989.

Nina Fárová



Nina holds MA in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. For her Ph.D. project, she had been conducting ethnographic research into the Czech educational system, focusing on the issue of men and masculinity in a feminized context. She works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Gender and Science. As a team member, she has taken part in several research projects focused for example on working conditions and gender equality in Czech academia or on the fate of scientific knowledge in the (post)socialist chemical industry. At present, she focuses mainly on the topic of gender and technology. She is also a lecturer at the University of Hradec Králové where she teaches gender theory and qualitative methodology.

Jarmila Lancošová

Team Assistant


Jarmila has been part of the team since 2021. She is currently studying Transcultural Communication at the University of Hradec Králové, where she tries to raise gender issues at every opportunity. In the past, as a self-defense instructor, she was involved in applied prevention against physical violence, and this drew her to the topic of gender (in)equality. Jarmila is in charge of running the office, co-hosting events, and administering Moodle.