Prof. Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger is from her educational background a computer scientist and an experienced researcher and head of interdisciplinary teams. Since 2002 she is full professor for “gender and diversity in organizations” at WU. She was at various national and international research institutions guest researcher (e.g. 2011 at LSE, 2014 at McGill University) and her work was awarded several times. Hanappi-Egger is an expert on organization studies and gender topics, and as such Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger has published more than 350 articles, books and book chapters on gender and diversity, organization studies and diversity management. In 2014 she got the Jean Monnet Chair for „Gendered Inequalities and Classism in Europe“ from the European Commission. Since October 2015, she is rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business.