University of Trieste
Job Title: Professor
She is an Astronomer: How many years since you got your maximum degree?
Francesca Matteucci: 10 years.
SIAA: Do you feel it was more difficult for you to get a job or a promotion in comparison with male astronomers?
SIAA: Are women under-represented in your institution?
SIAA: What is your family status?
FM: Married, one child.
SIAA: Have you had any career breaks?
SIAA: How many hours per day do you normally dedicate to work?
FM: 9-10 hours.
SIAA: What recommendation would you make to young women starting their career in astronomy?
FM: To work hard, not be shy and propose themselves for responsability roles.
SIAA: What have been your career highlights so far?
FM: The full professorship and the membership to the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Italy.