Andrea Pető is an historian and Professor at the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University, Vienna, Austria; a Research Affiliate of the CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest, Hungary; and a Doctor of Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her works on gender, politics, Holocaust, and war have been translated into 23 languages. In 2018 she was awarded the 2018 All European Academies (ALLEA) Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values “for her groundbreaking intellectual contribution in her work on women’s history in Eastern Europe.” She is Doctor Honoris Causa of Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden. Recent publications include: The Women of the Arrow Cross Party. Invisible Hungarian Perpetrators in the Second World War. Palgrave, Macmillan, 2020. And Forgotten Massacre: Budapest 1944. DeGruyter, 2021. She writes op ed pieces for many international and national media.
 The award certificate was handed over by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society on 16 May 2018.