Eva Fabry is Director of the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT), Chair of the Global Women and Technology (GWT) Network, European Affairs Manager at the Regional Innovation Centre Papirbredden Innovasjon, Norway – Secretariat of the ECWT Eva got her university degree at the Eötvös Lorand University Faculty of Arts, Budapest, Hungary and the Oslo University Faculty of Arts, Norway.
Between 1976 and 1990 Eva was working as a diplomat – cultural attaché – at the Hungarian Embassy in Stockholm. Between 1990-2000 Eva was running her private consultancy for EU project development and management and between 2000 and 2006 she worked with regional and local authorities in West Sweden with projects in Interreg IIC, IIIB NSP, IIIC, FP5 and FP6 programmes, several with ICT and women and technology focus.
Since the 1st of November 2007 she works as European Affairs Manager at Papirbredden Innovasjon, a multi-stakeholder regional innovation centre in Drammen, Norway functioning as the Secretariat of the ECWT. Since year 2000 Eva has been intensively involved in building up the international network of the Swedish National Federation for Resource Centres for Women (Member of the Board 2000-2007) and the WINNET Europe Association (2006-2007).
Eva is since year 2005 Member of the Steering Committee of the International Taskforce for Women and ICTs (ITF), a global community of expertise of organizations, institutions, businesses and individuals working to increase the economic, social, and educational opportunities for women and girls in the knowledge based economy in a measurable way. The ITF is recognized as a Community of Expertise by the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID). Eva played a key role in starting up in Europe the first regional centre for women and technology and she was elected as the Director of the European Centre for Women and Technology (ECWT) in July 2008.Eva is since the 1st of October 2008 also the Chair of the Global Women and Technology (GWT) Network. Eva is project manager of the European Directory of Women and ICT launched by the European Commission the 8th of October 2009.