Dr. Gabaldón is currently associate professor of economic environment in IE Business School. PhD in Economics, she has developed her research career around the role of women in the economy, economic and social impact of time uses and expenditure in households. She has more than twelve years of diversified experience in research and project development on social sciences projects, from the economic point of view. Researcher and Academic in collaboration with the Centre for Diversity in Management in IE Business School, Patricia is a graduate in Economics of the University of Alcala (Spain), from where she received also her PhD in Economics in 2005. She also holds a Master of Science in Leisure Management from University of Deusto. Besides her collaboration with institution as the World Bank, UN Woman in Spain or The Gender Equality Project, she had published research in specialized journals and articles in the press.