Cristina Rossi-Lamastra is Professor of Business and Industrial Economics at Politecnico di Milano School of Management, doing research in areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Organizational Economics. Recently, she has become interested in gender issues in business contexts. She has published in Science, Management Science, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Research Policy, among others. Cristina is Associate Editor of Journal of Small Business Management and of Journal of Industrial and Business Economics. She is Deputy Director of the PhD in Management Engineering. She served as Representative at Large of the IG in Entrepreneurship of SMS and of the TIM Division of AoM.