Gemma Boleda is an ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Translation and Language Sciences of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, where she co-leads the Computational Linguistics and Linguistic Theory (COLT) research group. She previously held post-doctoral positions at the CIMEC Center for Brain/Mind Sciences of the University of Trento, Italy; the Department of Linguistics of The University of Texas at Austin, USA; and the Computer Science department of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain. Before that, she graduated in Spanish Philology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and obtained her PhD at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, also in Spain. In her research, Dr. Boleda uses quantitative and computational methods to better understand how natural languages convey meaning.