Association of Hungarian Women in Science, Hungary
Dora Groo, MD, PhD, MBA, president of the Association of Hungarian Women in Science. She is medical doctor by training and has a PhD in experimental medicine. She worked for 10 years in the pharmaceutical research of ageing, than became the director of the Hungarian Science and Technology Foundation Foundation (TETALAP) in 1994. Since 2012 she has been working as coordinator of international affairs for the National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre.
Dr. Groo has been engaged in European research framework programmes since 1999. She has a long-standing experience as coordinator of one FP5, three FP6 and one FP7 multipartner projects, as well as Project Technical Assistant (FP5 Quality of Life) of the European Commission. She was involved in several gender related FP projects: CEC WYS, PRAGES, WS DEBATE, UNICAFE, GENDERA (as coordinator), SHEMERA. She was national expert in the FP7 INCO Program Committee. She has worked as project evaluator in FP6, FP7 and H2020. She represented Hungary in the Enwise (ENlarge Women and Science to East) expert group in the field of women and science and participated in several gender-related international projects. Presently she is national representative of the COST Action genderSTE and Board of Administration member of the European Platform of Women Scientists.