Isabel Maria De Oliveira Capeloa Gil is the Rector of the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) since 2016 and President of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) since 2018. Prof. Gil is member of the board of the European Women Rectors Association (EWORA), and a member of the Academia Europea. She is the President of UCP Foundation and has been recently invited by the Chancellor of the University of Oxford to become a trustee of the university’s alliance EUROPAEUM. Pope Francis appointed her as Consultant for the Holy See’s Congregation for Catholic Education. In addition, Isabel Gil is Advisor Board Member for the Edmond de Rothchild board (Europe) and member of the Board of Directors of AmCham (Portugal). She holds an advisor role with the European Council on Foreign Relations. Prof. Gil is recipient of Fullbright; DAAD and FLAD fellowships and holds Honorary Doctorate from Boston College and Institut Catholique de Paris.