Dr. Pnina Steinberg is a senior researcher at WIPS, the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere, at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. She is also Head of Research Department at the Disability Studies Institute, Alin Beit Noam.
Steinberg is a social anthropologist studying people with disabilities and gender relations. She focuses on the intertwining of structure and agency in the process of producing identities, social positions and social change. In recent years she has specialized in state feminism and gender mainstreaming.
Steinberg's involvement in current Israeli efforts of implementation of UNSCR 1325 include:
- A recent report on "Women in Top Decision-Making Positions: Representation and Diversity," for the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS), October 2014.
- A comparative report on the strategies of UNSCR 1325 implementation in various countries, for the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS), October 2014.
- Presentation of the "Processes of Adoption and Implementation of National Action Plans following UNSCR 1325," at a special session of the Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, November 2013.
- TV and radio interviews on the essence of UNSCR 1325 and its local and global implementations (throughout 2013-2014).