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
Markéta studied at the Faculty of Law, Charles University and actually she is finishing Gender studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University. She has been a member of the Center for Gender & Science team since 2021. She works on the CZERA project in the field of promoting institutional change in research institutions and cooperates with the Community for Change.
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, supporting research institutions in the impementation of gender equality audits, and cooperating with the Community for Change in the CZERA project.
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.
Event coordinator in the CZERA 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 intersections of feminism and ecology. They have been a member of Centre for gender and science since April 2022. They are an event coordinator of a conference organised within the framework of the Czech presidency of the Council of the EU dealing with gender-based violence in academia. Besides that, Ananké is focusing on gender dimension in research as part of the Community for Change as well as the project One Size Doesn’t Fit All.
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.
Data analyst in the STRATIN+ project
Nathalie studied Communication Sciences at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherland. She is currently studying Ph.D. program at the Faculty of Social sciences, Charles University. She has been a member of the Centre for Gender and Science since March 2022 as a data analyst and she participates in monitoring reports about women in science in the Czech Republic. She likes reading and watching docuseries in her free time.
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.