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Neža Kričaj

Neža Kričaj is an intern at the Margarida Losa Institute at the University of Porto, where she is engaged in the development of the She Thought It database, which promotes the visibility of women in science and arts.

She has completed her mandatory internship at the National Institute of Public Health in a Health Data Centre (Ljubljana, Slovenia) and finished her BA at the Faculty of Social Sciences with a thesis on Social regulation of Sugar Consumption. As an active member of the student association Socioklub at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), she organised a panel discussion and a presentation of the book Health and Medicine in Transition (Mirjana Ule, Brina Malnar and Slavko Kurdija) and wrote a review which was published in the journal Družboslovne razprave (Vol. XXXII – 2016, Issue 81).

During her studies she has completed an Erasmus studies mobility period at the ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon). After gaining experience from abroad and travelling through New Zealand, she started a Master’s degree of Sociology with the main focus on Studies of Gender and Sexuality at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana.

In 2017, she worked as an External Collaborator at the Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Currently she is working on her Master’s thesis and her main fields of interest are Gender and Sexuality, Education, Women in science, Maternity and Health.