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Advisory Board

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


Vice Chairwomen

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

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.


Ingrid Marth
diploma in healthcare and nursing with additional training in palliative care; nursing supervisor of the mobile palliative team of Caritas Socialis in Vienna; diploma in adult education (focus: health promotion), diploma in nutrition TCM, B.A. in Buddhist Philosophy.

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.

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.

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


Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna