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Anke Lipinsky is senior researcher at GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Team CEWS. She holds a PhD in Comparative Cultural Studies. Anke carried out several mappings of gender equality policies in public research in the EU and policy environment analyses (2012 -2014) . She chaired an EC expert group and carried out an ex-ante impact assessment study to strengthen the role of structural change policies in the European Research Area (2013). Anke currently is and was member of the advisory boards of SMARTmaps (2015-2018), GenderNetz (2017-2020) and NORDICORE (2017-2021); Visiting Researcher at Northeastern University, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Boston (US) in Autumn 2018; member of two Horizon 2020 advisory groups "Gender" and "Science with and for Society" and member of the EC expert group "Gendered Innovations 2.0"; advised the Lithuanian and Italian EU-presidencies in the field of Gender Equality; member of the International Advisory Board of the 7th, 8th, 9th,10th, and 11th European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education in Bergen 2012, Wien 2014, Paris 2016, Dublin 2018, and Madrid 2021; Anke is member of the Women in Higher Education Management Network WHEM.

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Conceptual development of tools for evaluating and implementing gender equality in higher education and research
Content development in the field of interventions against gender-based violence and sexual harassment in academia
Cooperation in international and European projects in the field of gender equality as well as policy advice at EU level
participation in EU-funded projects in FP6, FP7 and Horizon 2020 ENCOUWOMSCIPLATWOMSCIGenPORT (2013-2017); INTEGER (2011-2015), and GEECCO (2017-2021)
Evaluation of gender equality policies and practices in universities and research organisations

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Anke's research focuses on impact assessments, evaluation and analysis of policy styles and their implementation in the field of gender and research including research funding in the European Union. She has extensive expertise in policy analysis, evaluation and efficacy assessments in the field of gender and research as well as on the application of qualitative and quantitative social science methods in this thematic area. She evaluated gender equality plans of universities and research organizations in several countries. Anke is partner in the EU-funded research project UniSAFE (2021-2024).