Eliška Kodyšová

Chairwoman of the Czech Women’s Lobby, Director of Aperio – Healthy Parenting Association

Eliška Kodyšová is a social psychologist and activist for women’s rights. She has a Master’s degree in psychology (1999) and a Ph.D. in social psychology (2013) from the Charles University, Prague. Since 2005, she’s collaborated with APERIO – Healthy Parenting Association, developing and coordinating programmes focused on helping vulnerable groups of women (mothers after parenting leave, single parents) back to work and empowering expectant mothers in making informed choice about maternity care. Currently (since 2016) she’s APERIO’s CEO. She has been chairwoman of the Czech Women’s Lobby since 2018.