Dr. Simona Isler
Dr. Simona Isler has been Gender Equality Delegate at the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for three and a half years. In this position she is responsible for promoting and advancing gender equality in research funding. The SNSF took over responsibility for AcademiaNet at the beginning of the year, with the aim of further developing the platform in the coming years and securing it financially in the long term.
Dr. Isler is a trained historian and wrote her doctorate on the politicization of work in the women's movement around 1900. She is also engaged in feminist activism and helped organizing the Swiss women’s strike in June 2018.