Isabelle Ferreras

[PhD,MSc] FNRS – LOUVAIN – HARVARD

Service to Society

from 2020 ongoing, Sole academic expert appointed by the Minister of Economic Transition (Barbara Trachte) for the Brussels region on the Mission reprise d’entreprises en difficulté par/avec leurs travailleurs (Taskforce on saving businesses by or with their own employees)

from 2019 ongoing, co-founder and member of the board of the cooperative firm Hyppy, Brussels.

from 2015 to 2019, member of the board of Institut royal pour Sourds et Aveugles (I.R.S.A.), Brussels.

from 2000 to 2010, member of the editorial board of La Revue Nouvelle (founded in 1945), Brussels.

from 1999 to 2010, founding and active member of Actions Birmanie/Burma Action Group, NGO that acts for the defense of human rights and democracy in Burma http://www.birmanie.net/

1995-96, President of the University of Louvain Student Union (Assemblée générale des étudiants de l’Université catholique de Louvain – A.G.L.), member of the Council of the Federation of the Belgian French-speaking students (Fédération des étudiants francophones –F.E.F.).

1994-95, President of the Committee for Teaching and Education at A.G.L., students’ representative at the Academic Board of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

1993-94, member of the “Flying University Project”, cooperative partnership between university students from the UCLouvain, ULB, the University of Paris I-Sorbonne, the University of Paris X-Nanterre, and university students in Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia during the war in ex-Yougoslavia. Journey into ex-Yougoslavia (January 1994).