Anastasia Karagianni is a FARI Scholar and Doctoral Student at the LSTS Department of the Law and Criminology Faculty of VUB. Her academic background is mainly based on International and European Human Rights Law, as she holds an LL.M. from the Department of International Studies of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. During her Master's studies, she was an exchange student for one year at the Faculty of International Law at KU Leuven. She has been also a visiting researcher at the iCourts research team of the University of Copenhagen. Her academic research focuses on the "Divergencies of gender discrimination in AI".
Besides her academic interests, Anastasia is a digital rights activist, since she is a co-founder of DATAWO, a civil society organisation based in Greece for the advocacy of gender equality in the digital era. Anastasia Karagianni is MozFest Ambassador 2023, and Mozilla Awardee for the project “A Feminist Dictionary in AI”– of the Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence working group.