Dr. Lucia M. Lanfranconi

Director of the Project and workshop moderator

Dr. phil. in Sociology, University of Fribourg and Hagen Distance Learning Institute.

Dr. Lucia M. Lanfranconi studied Social Work, Social Policy, and Law in Fribourg. She has been an independent specialist in the fields of equal pay and gender equality in working life since 2010, and Lecturer and Project Leader in Social Work, specialising in Social Policy, Social Systems, and Social and Gender Inequality, at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 2015.

She lives in Bern and has three children.

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Romana Lanfranconi

Film producer and director

Romana Lanfranconi has been a producer, director, and editor with the film collective Voltafilm since 2008, and co-owner of Voltafilm GmbH since 2014. She has worked as a freelance editor, and has led a variety of video projects in schools. She graduated in Film/Video from Zurich University of the Arts in 2006. She trained in film-making in 2011, and gained a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Art Direction at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in 2014. She is a member of the WOGENO board in Lucerne, dealing with communication, and a member of Film Zentralschweiz.

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Lucie Bader

Head of science Communication and workshop moderator

Lucie Bader studied Journalism, Film, and Media Management, in Zurich, Washington D.C., and Linz. Between 1992 and 2012 she was Lecturer, and then Prof. FH and, after 2006, Co-Director of the Masters programme in Film at Zurich University of the Arts. She became Lecturer at the University of Fribourg University in 2013. Lucie Bader is a long-standing member of the Federal Film Commission, and has run "outreach gmbh", a company focussed on science communication and film, since 2013.

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Sarah Rabhi-Sidler

Research Assistant, Project manager E-Learning Box (2017)

Sarah Rabhi-Sidler completed bilingual studies in Social Science (Sociology, Human Rights, Theology) at the University of Fribourg. Since 2013 she has been Research Assistant in the School of Social Work at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, specialising in the fields of social and gender inequality and early years education. (2017)


Marianne Müller

Research assistant, concept and implementation og the workshop planner (2017)

Degree of sociology, media studies and political science at the University of Bern. Work experience in educational research and statistics (demography). Since 2016: research associate at the Lucerne School of Social Work. Research focuses: gender equality in the professional world; social planning / age planning. (2017)


Dr. Gesine Fuchs

Project collaborator and workshop moderator

Ph. D. Political Science, University of Hannover

Gesine Fuchs studied political science and history in Hamburg and Basel. Since 2003 independent researcher and policy advisor. 2008-2013 SNSF projects on legal mobilization and on equal opportunity policies. In her work she is mainly concerned with the question how we can achieve comprehensive and sustainable democratization of societies.

Since 2016 lecturer and project leader at Lucerne School of Social Work. Main fields of research: political representation, comparative politics, law and politices as well as policy analysis and gender equality policies.

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Petra Spichtig

Project Administrator ""

Petra Spichtig has worked on the administration and organisation of training and other projects in the School of Social Work at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 2001.



A project by Dr. Lucia M. Lanfranconi, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation