Emilia Roig

Main focus: Intersectionality & Policy

Twitter handle: @CIJBerlin

Website/blog: https://www.intersectionaljustice.org/

Languages: English, French, German

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Topics: intersectionality, empowerment, post-colonial studies, feminism, gender equality, diversity, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, decolonial feminism, lgbtq+


Dr. Emilia Roig is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ), a Berlin-based organization combatting intersecting forms of inequality and discrimination in Europe. She is faculty member of the Social Justice Study Abroad Program of DePaul University of Chicago and has taught graduate and post-graduate courses on Intersectionality Theory, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Race Theory and International and European Law at prominent European universities. From 2007 to 2010, she worked extensively on Human Rights issues at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Tanzania and Uganda, at the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Cambodia, and at Amnesty International in Germany. She holds a PhD in political science, a Master of Public Policy and an MBA from the Humboldt University of Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance and Jean Moulin University of Lyon.