Catarina Caria: Universidade Católica Portuguesa de Lisboa – University of Virginia

(4 months)

International Relations

As a Master’s student of Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies, Catarina’s research will provide insight on how civil society promotes women’s meaningful participation in political life. By conducting her study at one of the nation’s premier public universities – The University of Virginia – Catarina will learn U.S. civil society best practices in leveraging the Women, Peace and Security agenda, and which actions lead to tangible results.