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Advisory Board

We would like to thank our advisors for their generous support and expertise.


Mag.a Waltraud Grausgruber
co-founder and co-directress of Tricky Women/Tricky Realities.

Mag.a Birgitt Wagner
co-founder and co-directress of Tricky Women/Tricky Realities until 2020.

Dr. Daniela Ingruber
Media theorist as well as democracy and war researcher. As a project staff member of the Democracy Research Lab at the Danube University Krems, her focus is on political philosophy, new media, participation and political education.

Mag.a Ilse Haider
Visual artist, photographer, with a thematic focus on concepts of masculinity and female desire; studies in Vienna, London; lectures at the University of Art in Linz; international exhibitions. Margit Niederhuber
dramaturge and author
Studied Romance and German Studies in Vienna, Paris, Lisbon and Algiers. Curator and dramaturge with a focus on non-European research and art. Consultant for women's and cultural projects - focus on Southern Africa. Numerous publications.

Mag.a Ingrid Nikolay-Leitner
Feminist, psychologist and lawyer. Staff member and advisor to the first Austrian Minister for Women's Affairs. Head of the Ombud for Equal Treatment for many years. Since 2018 retired as a music, literature and film fan.

Mag.a Sabine Sawczynski
Process facilitator for organizational and human resource development in profit and non-profit organizations. Supervisor & coach, social entrepreneur.

Antonia Cicero, MA, MBA
Film enthusiast since childhood. Trainer, coach, consultant, mediator as a profession. Author and cineaste as vocation.

Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna