Katia Frangoudes is a senior researcher of political sciences. She obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Paris in 1992. Since then she participated in many research programs related to fisheries and aquaculture governance, and women’s contribution in fisheries in Europe as a member of the research team of the UMR AMURE at the University of Brest. For many years she acted as a facilitator of the European fisher’s women network AKTEA. She is currently coordinating the TBTI research cluster on Women and Gender in SSF with several other colleagues. Katia is responsible for the development of the network. As a Senior Researcher in academia, she led many research programs relating to the role of women in fisheries and aquaculture, both in terms of governance, economic, and social contribution.