Merita Poni is a faculty staff of Tirana University teaching and researching about education. She has designed the module of inclusive education for the Sociology Course of Education, for the Master of Special Education and Master of Teacher Training on Social Sciences. Additionally, she has an extensive engagement with inclusive education policy in-country and in the region of Western Balkans. She holds a bachelor in Sociology, Philosophy and Law, a master’s degree on Special and Inclusive Education from Roehampton University in the United Kingdom, a master on social policy and a PhD in Gender Studies. She has published academic articles about gender, education, crime, and culture. She has a long experience as human rights activist and researcher.