After studying Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen, Audrey Aegerter interned during two years. Alongside the end of her undergraduate studies and internships, Audrey Aegerter engaged in intersex activism. She cofounded InterAction Suisse, a national intersex organisation, worked on different projects for intersex human rights and joined the LGBTIQ advisory board at the equality office of Geneva. In 2019, she enrolled in a master’s programme on interdisciplinary children’s rights studies at the University of Geneva, and wrote a master’s thesis on the emergence of a global intersex human rights movement from 2006 to 2015.

*Photo credit: Jean-Bernard Sieber, from ARC SA

Audrey started her 36-month Marie SkłodowskaCurie fellowship at Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium in March 2021.

Awards and Certificates

Gender Studies Prize, University of Geneva

On May 11, 2021, Audrey was awarded the University of Geneva Gender Studies Prize for her master’s thesis research.  A short abstract of Audrey’s work can be found here: https://www.unige.ch/rectorat/egalite/programmes-et-formations/programmes/prix-genre/edition-2021/

Outreach Activities

6 November 2020: Talk at RéFRI event in Paris

In November 2020, the Réseau Francophone de Recherche sur l’intersexuation (RéFRI) organised an event in Paris. Janik Bastien Charlebois presented the emergence of critical intersex studies, and Audrey Aegerter (ULB) spoke about INIA and the need for intersex research for advocacy purposes. Loé Petit presented the RéFRI.

https://quefaire.paris.fr/113119/quinzaine-de-visibilite-intersexe-2020

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