Mercedes Arriaga, science dissemination that vindicates the role of women in culture

In the Philology Department of the University of Seville, the voice of female writers is heard loud and clear thanks to the work of professor Mercedes Arriaga. Mercedes is a professor of Italian Philology and a restless defender of the dissemination of gender studies. She holds the fifth position in the H-Index Scholar International Science Ranking, which measures the professional quality of researchers basing on their studies.

Reyes Tirado, networked science to make the World a better place

Reyes Tirado is a scientist of the Greenpeace Research Lab of the University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom. She works from Seville and at least once a month she travels to a different destination to carry out field work. She has developed research projects in countries such as India, Thailand, The Philippines, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Tanzania and Kenya. In Seville, she promotes the association ‘Seville Network for Climate‘, which aims to transform the city into a more sustainable place.

Paula Rodríguez, an economist specialized in gender equality at the service of the UN

Paula Rodríguez Modroño is a university professor, a feminist and one of the most important authorities on Feminist Economics in Spain. The prestige of this researcher from the Pablo de Olavide University (Seville) has allowed her to advice UN Women on macroeconomic policies and to collaborate in a UN program about unpaid work and care economy. The studies of Paula prove that there is still a lot of work to do to achieve complete equality between men and women, both in the economic and work spheres.

Javier Briceño, a leader in the evolution of liver transplants

Almost 30 years ago, Javier Briceño created the Liver Transplant Unit of the Reina Sofía Hospital of Cordoba. Since then, he is a leader in this field in Spain. His studies have received 15 awards and he was a pioneer in the development of techniques that are only applied in a reduced number of hospitals in the world.