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”.
Organisation of the Milada Paulová Award, CZERA project
Promoting institutional change and Community for Change in the CZERA project
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Researcher in the UniSAFE project
Katarína studied sociology at the Masaryk University, Brno. She works in the Centre for Gender and Science currently in the project GENDER-Smart, before that she worked in the project GE Academy. She is a sociologist at the Institute for research of inclusive education of the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University. She is focusing on research on race, class, and disability in education and also on research of institutional care for children under the age of three.