Françoise Gouzi hold a Master’s degree in Political Sciences and in Contemporary History (University of Toulouse, France) and a Master’s degree in Information and Documentation Sciences (CNAM, Paris, France). She first worked as library coordinator in French cultural and linguistic Centres in Bolivia and Chile (2000-2005). Then, with civil servant status for the French Ministry of Research, she worked for 15 years as Open Science Manager (until 2023) at the Jean-Jaurès Toulouse University (Social Sciences and Humanities). She coordinated in collaboration with the vice-presidency Research and the researchers to build the Open Science policy. To foster and support Open Access, she has been designing training programs and setting up a “help desk” based on the identified needs of 23 research units, the editorial committees of 40 journals. She has also been involved in many national and international networks specialized in Open Access publishing, scholarly communications, metadata and quality standards for academic publication and authors rights. In September 2023, she joined DARIAH-EU as Open Science Officer where she is responsible for fostering and implementing Open Science practices across DARIAH network. She contributes to the design and implementation of open science policy statements, guidelines and services related to the open dissemination of research results in the humanities.