Barbara Poggio is Vice Rector for Equality and Diversity of the University of Trento and Head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies of the same University.
She is full professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research where she teaches Sociology of Work and Sociology of Organizations..
She carried out several studies and research about the social construction of gender, with a special focus on cultural and symbolic dimensions. She coordinated several international projects on gender, work and organizations, and in particular on gender and science, gender and entrepreneurship, work-life balance, fatherhood. Her current research interests mainly deal with gender and scientific careers, organizational gender policies, work-precariousness.