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Anna Mittnerova attended the international conference Structural Change for Gender Equality in Research and Innovation: Contextual Factors, which took place on 19 May 2017 in Prague.

Anna Mittnerova works currently at the Human Resources Department of University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, she is in charge of development of human resources and implementation of gender equality Action plan within the university. Anna Mittnerova graduated in 1973, from UCT Prague, in the discipline of inorganic materials, particularly glass and ceramics. After her studies, she continued working at the university department as a researcher in the field of a new ceramic materials development. Her next job was in a laboratory of soils and rocks of a geological survey company.

After 1991 she changed a type of work and she started in commercial sector, focusing on import of foreign products, in the field of chemistry and civil engineering, on the Czech market. She was working also one year at the American Embassy in Prague for the US Department of Commerce. In 2004 she returned again to the academic sector. She acted, at first at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of Academia of Sciences of CR, then at UCT Prague, as a consultant of international projects, mainly framework programmes for research and development (FP6, FP7, Horizon 2020) and also Lifelong learning programmes, such as Comenius or Leonardo da Vinci.

She was involved in several projects as a member of the team or principal investigator. She was the head of the organising committee of an International Conference on Innovative Learning in Chemistry in Prague, (December 2012). The conference was a part of the international project “Chemistry is All Around Network“, focused on secondary school teachers and their pupils, project was implemented under a Lifelong Learning programme Comenius. She represented Czech Republic as an expert in the European Commission FP7 Programme Committee for Marie Curie Actions. She was a PI of four projects granted by the Czech Ministry of Education programme EUPRO and EUPRO II, supporting the participation of Czech researchers in European framework programmes for R&D projects. Anna Mittnerova organises regularly the Researcher´s Night event at UCT Prague. She is also experienced in organising different seminars, workshops and conferences. Currently she is a leader of the UCT Prague team participating in the FP7 project TRIGGER, “Transfroming institution by gendering contents and gaining equality in research”, financed under the specific programme Science in Society.

This is her presentation at the Structural Change Conference.