Executive Director

A renowned sociologist and gender equality expert PhDr. Silvia Porubänová was elected as Executive Director of the Center.

Until July 2020, she was the director of the Institute for Work and Family Research. She is the holder of the Gold Medal of the International Year of the Family and the UN Honorable Mention. She is also significantly involved in initiatives aimed at increasing the social and political participation of women and marginalized groups. She is the author, co-author and editor of many book publications in the field of human rights. She is well known for raising awareness of socially sensitive topics such as abortion, migration and the rights of LGBTIQ + communities.