Capitolina Díaz

Full professor of Sociology at the University of Valencia (Spain) and former president of the Association of Women Researchers and Technologists (AMIT). She researches different fields, especially in gender and science, gender and employment, and gender and social science and has published several books and papers on these topics. She has also held positions of political responsibility, was the director of the Women and Science Unit (Spanish Ministry of Education and Science), and was the general director for Equality in Employment (Spanish Ministry of Equality).

The institutionalisation of equality policy in science should facilitate progress towards equality in a space that wants to consider itself merit (and ability) driven.