Gloria Dagnino is responsible of the Equal Opportunities Service and lecturer at the Institute of Media and Journalism of USI. She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences from USI. From 2017 to 2018 she was visiting research fellow at the University of East London, thanks to an Early.Postdoc Mobility grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation. She has taught at different European universities (University of Strasbourg, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, University of East London) and she collaborates as adjunct lecturer at USI. As a lecturer, she teaches film economics at the Master Réseau-Netzwerk CINEMA CH. As a researcher, her main interests concern the practices, regulations and socio-cultural implications of the convergence between entertainment and commercial communications, the political economy of cinema, especially in Italy and Switzerland, and the measures for improving diversity in the screen industries.