Dr. Elena Gorbacheva

University of Münster – ERCIS, Münster, Germany, elena.gorbacheva@ercis.uni-muenster.de

Dr. Elena Gorbacheva completed her PhD in 2016 at the University of Muenster (Muenster, Germany). Elena holds BSc and MSc degrees in Business Informatics (both with honours) from the State University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia) and a MSc degree in Information Systems (IS) from the University of Muenster. In her PhD thesis Elena addressed the existing challenges in the Business Process Management (BPM) workforce, focusing on the BPM competence gap, the under-representation of women in the field, as well as under-theorization and immaturity of gender and BPM research. Her research was published in the Business and Information Systems Engineering journal, Enterprise Information Systems Journal, Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and several IS conferences. Elena was awarded the Leoni Warne Prize for Outstanding Publication in the Area of Women and IT in 2014 and the AIS (Association of Information Systems) Doctoral Student Service Award in 2015.