Helena Dalli is the first EU Commissioner for Equality since December 2019. Her role is to deliver on the Union of Equality chapter within the Political Guidelines of President von der Leyen, by strengthening Europe’s commitment to equality and inclusion in all of its senses.
Prior to taking her role as Commissioner, Dalli held various political roles in Malta including Member of Parliament (1996 to 2019), Minister for European Affairs and Equality (2017 to 2019), and Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties (2013-2017). She was also opposition Shadow Minister for public administration, equality, public broadcasting and national investments (1998-2013) and Junior Minister for Women's Rights in the Office of Prime Minister (1996-1998). Dalli holds a PhD in Political Sociology from the University of Nottingham, and lectured in Economic and Political Sociology, Public Policy, and Sociology of Law at the University of Malta.
Multidisciplinary artist: actoress, writer, slammer. "Genderfluid & vegan".
Champion of Belgium and Europe of Slam in 2021, they published at Maelström, a Bookleg between storytelling and Slam, entitled "Since you didn't shoot" in the Bruxelles se conte collection in 2020.
Former university teacher of history and teacher education, currently expert and consultant on history and civic education for the COUNCIL OF EUROPE, EUROCLIO, OSCE and UNESCO. Member of the expert group who drafted the Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture and the History Education in the 21st Century, Principles and Guidelines. Luisa Black is a Deputy Member of the Governing Board of the EUROPEAN WERGELAND CENTRE.
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