Emilia Roig is founder and director of the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ). She is a lecturer in the Social Justice Study Abroad Program at DePaul University of Chicago and teaches intersectionality theory, postcolonial studies, critical research on racism, and international and European law. From 2007 to 2010 she worked intensively in the field of human rights at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Tanzania and Uganda, at the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Cambodia and at Amnesty International in Germany. She holds a doctorate in political science, a Master of Public Policy and an MBA in international law. She is a jury member of the German Non-Fiction Prize 2020 and was on the jury of the 25th Women’s Award of Edition F in 2019. She was appointed as an external expert at the European Commission in 2019.