Monica Figueras i Maz. PhD in journalism from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She also holds Bachelor`s Degrees in Sociology and in Information Sciences from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Since 1998, she works as lecturer in the Department of Communication at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, where he teaches various courses on journalism and sociology of youth, both at undergraduate and master's levels. She coordinates the Communication Module of the Official Master's Degree in Youth and Society, and the Postgraduate Degree in Fashion Journalism and Communication. Her research is mainly dedicated to youth and the media, with special attention to gender issues, media literacy and ethics of communication. She has held various positions in the Dean's Office and in the Department of Communication. He is currently Vice Chancellor for Social Responsibility and Promotion.