The YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists to strengthen networking, scientific exchange and science policy beyond the national level. YAE members are selected based on the highest standards of scientific achievements and international recognition by their peers, and is the European equivalent of the Young Academy of the KNAW. The YAE is a dynamic and innovative group of recognized European young scientists and scholars with outspoken views about science and science policy that provides input and advice from a younger generation's perspective – a vital requirement to shape EU-wide Science Policy for the prospering of science in Europe for future generations.
Valeria Gazzola is associate professor at the UvA, and a group leader at the NIN.
(see https://scholar.google.nl/scholar?hl=en&q=valeria+gazzola&btnG=&as_sdt=1%2C5&as_sdtp= for her publications)
More information on the Young Academy of Europe: http://yacadeuro.org