Irene Rioboo

Researcher, EIGE

Dr Irene Rioboo works as a researcher at EIGE, where she conducts studies mainly on the development of the Gender Equality Index and the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU. Before joining EIGE, Irene worked at Eurostat and Eurofound in policy oriented projects on socio-economic inequalities. She also was an academic for more than 15 years, working as a Professor in Applied Statistics and leading research projects on several gender issues (gender employment gap, gender pay gap, female genital mutilation, gender sensitive parliaments, gender and infrastructures and intersecting inequalities). Irene is an Economist from the University of Santiago de Compostela and holds a PhD in Economics (Doctor Europaeus mention) from the University of Castilla-La Mancha.