Federica Di Sarcina, Professor of the European Union class at ISI Florence and expert on European equal opportunity policies, has recently undertaken a new research project on gender equality in academia. Her work will be developed in the framework of “R&I PEERS – Pilot experiences for improving gender equality in research organizations”, a project financed by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Program and lead by the University of Salerno in partnership with Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute (Cyprus), National Research Council – CNR (Italy), Association of the Industrialists of the Province of Salerno (Italy); Centro de Investigation Cooperativa en Nanociencias – CIC NANOGUNE (Spain), MIGAL Galilee Research Institute LTD (Israel), Digital Leadership Institute (Belgium), ZRC SAZU Institute of Culture and Memory Studies (Slovenia), National Agency for Scientific Research Promotion – ANPR (Tunisia), Hellenic Republic Ministry of Interior – GSGE (Greece).