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Emilia Zenzile Roig

Emilia Zenzile Roig

Dr. Emilia Zenzile Roig is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ), a Berlin-based organization combatting intersecting forms of inequality and discrimination in Europe. She is faculty member of the Social Justice Study Abroad Program of De Paul University of Chicago and has taught graduate and post-graduate courses on Intersectionality Theory, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Race Theory and International and European Law. From 2007 to 2010, she worked extensively on Human Rights issues at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Tanzania and Uganda, at the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) in Cambodia, and at Amnesty International in Germany. She holds a PhD in political science, a Master of Public Policy and an MBA from the Humboldt University of Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance and Jean Moulin University of Lyon.


Dr. Emilia Zenzile Roig gründete 2017 das Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ). Mit der Bekämpfung intersektionaler Formen struktureller Ungleichheit und Diskriminierung in Europa engagiert sich CIJ für Gleichberechtigung und Gerechtigkeit für alle. Vor der Gründung des CIJ war Dr. Roig Projektleiterin beim Dachverband der Migrantinnenorganisationen (DaMigra) und arbeitete für führende internationale Nichtregierungsorganisationen wie Amnesty International, die Internationale Arbeitsorganisation (ILO) und die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

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