Members

In order to carry out its assigned tasks, the Observatory possesses the personal and material means required. From among the university's academic personnel, the Governing Team designates the person who is responsible for the supervision of activities and guarantees a work space, assistance from specialist personnel and a budget allocation for the financing of its daily operations.

 

Sara Moreno Colom

Dr. Sara Moreno Colom

Tenure-track lecturer in the Department of Sociology of the UAB and researcher in the Centre for Sociological Studies on Everyday Life and Work (QUIT-UAB) and the Institute for Labour Studies (IET-UAB). She was Vice Dean of Professionalization (2009-2015) and Vice Dean of Institutional Relations (2015-2016) at the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology of the UAB.

 
Her academic career began in 2002 when she was a grantholding trainee researcher (FPI) in QUIT. In September 2007 defended her PhD thesis “Time, work and welfare: an approach from everyday life”, which merited the Special Prize of the Department of Sociology. Over the years she has spent a pre-doctoral research period at the Cambio research centre of the University of Florence and a postdoctoral research period at the Centre for International Business Studies at the University of the South Bank in London.
 
Her lines of research and transfer are framed within the sociological field of work, the sociology of time and the sociology of gender. Specifically, she specialises in the analysis of work, time and everyday life, with a focus on social inequalities, welfare and public policies. As a researcher she has been continually involved in competitive research projects and has directed and taken part in research and transfer agreements in collaboration with leading public and private institutions in the field of social sciences, such as the Institute of Statistics for Catalonia (IDESCAT), the Catalan Institute for Women, the Institute of Regional and Metropolitan Studies of Barcelona, the ”La Caixa” Foundation and the Jaume Bofill Foundation, among others. She has several articles published and is a reviewer for specialised journals in her areas of knowledge, has been an evaluator for competitive projects, been a panel member for research prizes and is a member of the Sociology of Labour Research Committee of the Spanish Sociology Federation.

Tel. +34 93 581 2995

e-mail: Sara.Moreno@uab.cat / vr.alumnat.ocupabilitat@uab.cat 

Despatx A/2010 - Rectorat 
Plaça Acadèmica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


 

Maria Prats Ferret
Dr. Maria Prats Ferret
 
Maria Prats Ferret is a lecturer in regional geographic analysis at the UAB's Department of Geography since 1999, after working at the Planning Studies Centre, the United Nations Development Programme and the Regional and Metropolitan Studies Institute. Currently she is a lecturer of the Degree in Geography and Spatial Planning and of the Interuniversity Master in Women, Gender and Citizenship Studies. She has been the coordinator of the Degree in Geography and Spatial Planning (2011-2014) and since 2015 she coordinates the UAB's Minor in Gender Studies.
 
Since 1993 she is a member of the SGR 0616 Research Group on Geography and Gender (UAB), which has the main goal of consolidating the feminist perspective in geography and gender mainstreaming in the field. Her research takes place in the framework of social geography from an intersectional perspective, mainly on geography and gender, childhood and youth geographies and qualitative methodologies. She has taken part in several funded projects on gender and time uses, gender and public spaces and gender, childhood and adolescence. She has been the researcher responsible for the project Geografías de la infancia y la juventud: género, vida cotidiana y prácticas espaciales (2013-2016). She has published several articles and book chapters and has directed final dissertations and PhDs related to these subjects.
 
She has also made research stays at Reading, Lisbon and CUNY universities. She is a member of the editorial board of the Documents d'Anàlisi Geogràfica and Revista Latinoamericana de Geografía y Género journals and a reviewer of specialised journals such as Gender, Place and Culture. She is a member of the Interuniversity Institute on Women and Gender Studies, where she was a member of the Permanent Commission from its creation to 2011.

   
Tel. +34 93 586 82 77

e-mail: Maria.Prats@uab.cat / Observatori.Igualtat@uab.cat

Despatx R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

 

Laura Duarte Campderrós
Dr. Laura Duarte-Campderrós

PhD in Sociology from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, specialised in gender inequalities of promotion in the academic career, in elaborating indicators to diagnose sexism at the university, and developing and assessing equality action plans.
She is the main Responsible Technician at the Observatory for Equality since its foundation in February 2005, and has also been member of the GESES research group from the Department of Sociology for 10 years.

Laura has managed and participated in several research projects relating to gender bias in the university, with particular attention to the factors and determinants that affect the academic career. She is author of some articles and books about gender. Among her publications, the following stand out:

RIFÀ-VALLS, Montserrat;  DUARTE, Laura. 2013. “Interseccionalidades de género, desigualdad y educación superior. Categorías y estrategias en la investigación” a  ZAPATA, Martha;  GARCÍA, Sabina;  CHAN, Jennifer (Ed.) 2014. La interseccionalidad en debate: Actas del congreso internaciona: indicadores interseccionales y medidas de inclusión social en instituciones de educación superior”. ISBN 978-3-00-044822-5.

DUARTE, Laura. 2012. "La presencia de las mujeres en los órganos de toma de decisiones y dirección en la UAB".  REGID. Revista Interdisciplinar de Estudios de Género, núm. 2. Pp41-71.ISSN: 2014-6043.

MORA, Enrico (dir.); DUARTE, Laura ; LEÓN, Francisco José.;  IZQUIERDO, María Jesús;  MARTÍ, Blai. 2009. Diagnosi de la trajectòria acadèmica del personal becari de la UAB des de la perspectiva de gènere. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Servei de Publicacions. ISBN 978-84-490-2580-8.

IZQUIERDO, María Jesús. (dir); CANELLES, Noemí; COLLDEFORNS, Laura ; DUARTE, Laura ; GUTIÉRREZ-OTERO, Anabel;  MORA, Enrico ; PUIG, Xavier.  2008. “Cuidado y provisión: El sesgo de género en las prácticas y su impacto en la función socializador de la universidad. Instituto de la Mujer: Estudios e investigaciones”.  NIPO: 803- 08- 003- 5, ISBN: 978- 84- 691- 4371- 1.

DUARTE, Laura. 2006. “La cadena de l’externalització de la cura” a IZQUIERDO, María Jesús  (dir) et altris. “Servidoras sense fronteres”. Barcelona, Fundació Jaume Bofill. Publicacions digitals.  ISBN 13: 978-84-85557-68-4.

IZQUIERDO, María  Jesús (dir.); MORA, Enrico; DUARTE, Laura; LEÓN, Francisco José. 2004. El sexisme a la UAB: propostes d’actuació i dades per un diagnòstic. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Servei de Publicacions. ISBN 84-490-2358-0.


Tel. +34 93 581 2929

e-mail: Laura.Duarte@uab.cat / Observatori.Igualtat@uab.cat 

Office R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
 

Maribel Ponferrada Arteaga
Dr. Maribel Ponferrada Arteaga

PhD in Social Anthropology from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2008). She is currently a researcher of the European project EGERA (Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia) within the Observatory for Equality. She is a member of CER Migracions UAB – EMIGRA and collaborates with the research group Family and Parenting Studies from University of Barcelona. Maribel was awarded a post-doctoral researcher ‘Juan de la Cierva’ grant by University of Barcelona (2010-2013), and a researcher grant by the Nuffield Foundation to investigate “The role of gender in shaping school performance” within the framework of the contrastive project “The Children of Immigrants in Schools in the EU and the US” (US National Science Foundation) coordinated by Richard Alba/NYU (2008-2010). She has been Associate Professor of Anthropology and Feminism at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Barcelona, and also taught Gender and Education in the Inter-disciplinary Master’s degree of Women, Gender, and Citizenship from IIDG. Her lines of research are gender, education, social/ethnical inequalities, and gender and ethnical boundaries. 

Some of her publications are:

Bertran Tarrés, M; Ponferrada-Arteaga, M.; Pàmies Rovira, Jordi (2014).  Gender, family - negotiations and academic success of young Moroccan women in Spain, Race Ethnicity and Education.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2014.946486 

Ponferrada, M.&  Carrasco, S., (2010) Togetherness, coexistence or confrontation. The impact of school climate and culture on peer-to-peer social relations in Catalonia, Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, 15 (1)

Ponferrada, M.(2009) “Efectos escolares y sociales de la separación por niveles en un instituto de secundaria de la periferia de Barcelona”, en Papeles de Economía Española, nº 119, 2009 “La Educación en España” ISSN 0210-9107

Ponferrada, M. i Carrasco, S (2008) ”Climas escolares, malestares y relaciones entre iguales en las escuelas catalanas de secundaria”.  ICEV. Núm. 4, gener / març 2008


 Tel. +34 93 581 2929

 e-mail: Maribel.Ponferrada@uab.cat / pr.egera@uab.cat 

Office R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
 

Andrea Ruedas Rodríguez, Tècnica en matèria d'Igualtat

Andrea Ruedas Rodríguez

Graduate in Political Science and Public Management at the UAB and specialist in gender (Minor in Gender). She is currently pursuing the Interuniversity Master’s Degree in Women, Gender and Citizenship Studies by the IIEDG. She has experience since 2016 in the areas of communication, graphical design and campaigns related with the area of violences.

She is also a member of the group behind the Protocol Commission in Nou Barris for the creation and implementation of a protocol against sexist attacks in leisure, organised by the association network in Nou Barris, where she has designed and revitalised the participation process for its collective writing, as well as the training addressed to organisations. She has been a trainer in several workshops on gender perspective and the implementation of protocols.

Observatory for Equality
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Tel. +34 93 581 2929
e-mail: atencio.igualtat@uab.cat
Office R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


 
 

Marta Cascales Tortajada

Trainee student at the Observatori per la Igualtat providing support on the elaboration of the diagnosis for the production of the fourth Gender equality action’s plan.  Last year Sociology student. She is an activist in different social movements in a local and national ambit as well as she collaborates with the feminist and LGBTI local movement.

Research support
Observatory for Equality
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Office R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel. +34 93 581 2929

Anna Enrech Calbet

Last year student of Journalism and internship student at the Observatory for Equality. She manages the communication of the Observatory. Interested in the communication of the third sector. She participates as an activist in various groups for Human Rights and Fair Trade.


Communication
Observatory for Equality
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

e-mail: info.igualtat@uab.cat

Office R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel. +34 93 581 2929

Marina Sánchez-Miranda Ros

Intern at the Observatory for Equality, providing translation support. Undergraduate student majoring in Translation and Interpreting at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Participated in seminars about the translation of inclusive languages and different gender identities.

Translation
Observatory for Equality
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Office R-129, L'Àgora - Edifici R
Plaça Cívica, Campus de la UAB
08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
Tel. +34 93 581 2929