Markéta Mottlová lives in the Czech Republic. She has been working as project coordinator and lecturer in Fórum 50 % that strives for a more balanced representation of women and men in politics and decision-making. In the NGO she is for example in charge of a political mentoring programme between Czech, Danish and Norwegian female politicians. Markéta is a PhD student in the field of Political Science. During her studies she has been focusing on different theories of political representation and women’s political participation.