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Bene Piccio

Biography I am a feminist researcher who is interested in feminist movements, gender equality, leadership and festivals. My PhD "Women, Festival Leadership, and Social Transformations: the case of Edinburgh, the World's Leading Festival City" looks at the situation of women working in arts festivals in Edinburgh, analyses the difficulties women might encounter in achieving leadership positions, and assesses gender inequalities.
Research Interests My research interests are various: gender studies, leadership management, event managements, specifically festivals, data-driven innovation, creative industries, and visual methods.
Teaching and Learning I worked as a Tutor and Assistant Professor at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia for two years for tourism and event management undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
I currently work as a tutor at Edinburgh Napier University.

I presented in the following conferences:
- Graduate Women Scotland Research Presentation Day
- Congreso Internacional de Negocio y el Futuro de los Negocios- UPAEP- Universidad Autonoma de Puebla
- Beyond Conference

- CAUTHE Conference

- CHME Conference