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Lilia Giugni

Co-founder & CEO
GenPol (Gender & Policy Insights)
Research associate
Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation
Dr Lilia Giugni is a research associate at the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge, and the co-founder and CEO of GenPol- Gender & Policy Insights, a think tank consultancy researching matters of gender and advocating for a more gender equal world. Her research interests and advocacy work include the mainstreaming of gender equality concerns across multiple organisational settings, as well as the gendered side of social entrepreneurship, the prevention of gender-based violence (including online abuse), and the intersections between gender and organised crime oppression.

A multi-disciplinary researcher, Lilia holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow to the Royal Society of Arts. She regularly authors reports, policy papers and blogs and delivers talks and keynote speeches on matters of gender, and she sits in the board of several charities, social enterprises and activist networks.

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