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CAPABLE – Enhancing Capabilities? Rethinking Work-life Policies and their Impact from a New Perspective


María Jesús Chaparro MSc

María Jesús Chaparro completed her degree in Sociology at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Chile in 2004 and is finishing her Master’s degree in Sociology at the University of Barcelona. Her experience focuses mainly on the public sector, designing, implementing and evaluating public policies in the areas of education, gender and management selection for the public sector. Her current research interests include work-life balance policies and gender inequalities, focusing on parental leave and co-parenting. As an intern for the CAPABLE project, she will support research work on work-life balance policies in Spain.