Luisa De Vita is associate professor in Economic Sociology, at the Department of Social Science and Economics of Sapienza University of Rome. She directs the PhD program in Applied Social Sciences and teaches Sociology of Organizations (bachelor’s degree); Work, Organizations and Gender (master’s degree).
Her current research concerns inequalities, gender policies, diversity management, labour market and working conditions, with a focus on self-employment, women’s entrepreneurship, and career pathways. She also works on employment in the STEM field and on digitisation and the platform economy with a focus on the care sector. She was involved in several national and international projects (e.g., on equal opportunity policies, diversity management, women’s entrepreneurship, and independent professionals). Her work has been published in Critical Social Policy; The International Journal of Sociology & Social Policy, Equality Diversity and Inclusion, here you can find the full list of publications.
For the Fairwork project, Luisa is a Researcher who develops the research in Italy with specific references to care platforms.