Izaskun Artegui Alcaide

Izaskun Artegui Alcaide is graduated in Sociology (UPV/EHU) and adjunct lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Work (UPV/EHU). She is currently completing a PhD which deals with young adults’ strategies of biographical configuration. Her major areas of interest are youth and social time and her recent research focuses on individuals’ responses to risk and uncertainty. She has been a visiting scholar at ComplutenseUniversity in Madrid (UCM) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). In addition, she has collaborated in several projects with the Youth Area of the Bilbao City Council. In terms of collaborative actions, she has been a principal investigator in the project “Ekiten eta Barneratzen. Berrikuntza sozialetik abiatutako ekintzailetasun eredu berrien aukera eta oztopoak” (Inclusive Entrepreneurship. Opportunities and Obstacles of New Entrepreneurship Models based on Social Innovation”) funded by Emakunde, The Basque Institute for Women.