Giovanna Declich participated in the activities of the Istituto di Studi Avanzati di Rocca di Papa and the School of Sociology and Human Sciences, specializing in epistemological research and general sociological theory, focusing on the dynamics of social change and the emergence of female subjectivity.
As a sociologist and educator, she has carried out studies and research (in Europe, Africa, and Latin America) on gender differences in economic decisions, politics and scientific research, assessment of quality in public services, especially health services, evaluation of development projects, migration phenomena, and the dynamics of social exclusion and poverty.For over a decade she has been involved in the planning and promotion of scientific research activities and sociological and interdisciplinary training.
As one of the founding members of ASDO (1995), she has been involved from the beginning in this association’s research and training projects, while continuing to collaborate with other research institutions. She has worked with United Nations agencies (World Bank, UNDP), the European Union, Italian government bodies (the Department for Equal Opportunities, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lazio Regional Government, Puglia Regional Government, the Province of Rome) and several institutions such as Lethbridge University (Canada), Syracuse University (USA), University of Rome Tre, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, STESAM, FORMEZ, Finmeccanica and Bayer. She is a member of CERFE.
Her publications over the last 10 years include:
• Cacace, M. e Declich, G. (2016). Accompanying research on implementation dynamics; final report of the STAGES (Structural Change to Achieve Gender Equality in Science) project.
• Biancheri R., Cervia S., Declich G., (2015), Fostering structural changes through gender equality strategies, www.ingenere.it/en/articles/fostering-structural-changes-through-gender-equality-strategies.
• Declich G., WHIST project (2011), Guidelines on gender diversity in S&T organisations, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, www.retepariopportunita.it/Rete_Pari_Opportunita/UserFiles/whist/whist_gl_def_ok_28112011.pdf
• Cacace M., Corsi M., Declich G., Donne e scienza, non basta un Nobel, in Ingenere, 18 Dicembre 2009, www.ingenere.it/articoli/donne-e-scienza-non-basta-un-nobel
• Bonamini M., Colonnello C., Declich G., Mezzana D. (2007) Donne e politica. Linee guida per la sperimentazione, ASDO.
• Declich G., Feudo F. (2006) Misure per sostenere l’innovazione scientifica e tecnologica. Tipologie di intervento pubblico in un contesto di governance, in Conoscenza e innovazione, n. 1, Marzo 2006.