Ermira Danaj is a feminist activist and sociologist, PhD in social sciences (magna cum laude, University of Neuchatel), and a Fulbright Scholar Alumni (The New School). Since 2002, she has co-authored and authored various research reports, books, and articles on gender and feminist studies in Albania and the Balkans. Her main research interests cover feminist activism in post-socialist countries, gender and migration, VAW, etc. Currently she is an invited lecturer and researcher at ISCTE-IUL. She is also engaged as a gender expert with various international organisations.