The platform #womenalsoknowstuff is an online project that enables access to women experts on a wide range of topics. From African Politics, to International Law or Institutional Design, the platform provides information about dozens of female academics and experts. The site’s main purpose is to contribute to stop the underrepresentation of women in the social sphere, in particular the media, when it comes to cover specialized issues or areas of expertise. The platform is particularly focused on political science, a topic that the media has traditionally covered making use of male experts, even though the number of female scholars in this field is not small.
Thus, the site is a powerful tool for journalists and for the general public interested in contacting female experts on a wide set of topics. You can access the platform by following this link.