Ana Laura Velasco Ugalde

First Place Winner

UNSCR 1325 and the WPS agenda: A Feminist Response to Authoritarianism

Mexico
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Ana Laura Velasco Ugalde

First Place Winner

UNSCR 1325 and the WPS agenda: A Feminist Response to Authoritarianism

Ana Laura Velasco Ugalde (Mexico) is a feminist security analyst and journalist currently studying for a Masters in Gender, Violence and Conflict at the University of Sussex. She also has worked as a researcher for a Mexican NGO focused on security, justice and the rule of law and has previously worked for the Mexican Secretariat of Economy with a posting in Germany. She holds a MA in International Law by the Universidad de Granada and did her undergraduate studies at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.

 

Mexico
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Agathe Christien

Second Place Winner

Enhancing WPS in the 2020s: Lessons Learned and Strategies for Transformative Change

France
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Agathe Christien

Second Place Winner

Enhancing WPS in the 2020s: Lessons Learned and Strategies for Transformative Change

Agathe Christien (France) is the 2019-2020 Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She previously worked with the Livelihoods Innovation through Food Entrepreneurship (LIFE) Project, a food business incubator program for refugees and host communities in Turkey. She graduated in 2018 with an M.A in Arab studies from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and a degree in Political Science from Sciences Po Lyon, France.

France
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Annina Claesson

Second Place Winner

Mobilizing a Forgotten Sector: A Case for a New Media Code of Ethics on Gender and Conflict

Sweden
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Annina Claesson

Second Place Winner

Mobilizing a Forgotten Sector: A Case for a New Media Code of Ethics on Gender and Conflict

Annina Claesson (Sweden) is a graduate student in the Master of Human Rights and Humanitarian Action program at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs in France. She is specializing in press freedom issues and digital rights and has a background as a freelance journalist.

Sweden
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Paula Drumond

Third Place Winner (Co-Author with Tamya Rebelo)

1325 and Beyond: Moving Forward the WPS Agenda in Latin America

Brazil
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Paula Drumond

Third Place Winner (Co-Author with Tamya Rebelo)

1325 and Beyond: Moving Forward the WPS Agenda in Latin America

Paula Drumond (Brazil) is Assistant Professor at the Institute of International Relations at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (IRI/PUC-Rio) and researchers of the Global South Unit of Mediation (GSUM). She also serves as member of the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom Academic Network. She received her PhD in International Relations/Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID, Geneva); and her M.A. degree in International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro (IRI/PUC-Rio).

Brazil
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Tamya Rebelo

Third Place Winner (Co-Author with Paula Drumond)

1325 and Beyond: Moving Forward the WPS Agenda in Latin America

Brazil
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Tamya Rebelo

Third Place Winner (Co-Author with Paula Drumond)

1325 and Beyond: Moving Forward the WPS Agenda in Latin America

Tamya Rebelo (Brazil) is Assistant Professor at the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM) and the Centro Universitario Belas Artes de São Paulo. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the Institute of International Relations of the University of São Paulo. She is a former fellow of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Brazil
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Muhammad Ammar Hidayahtulloh

Third Place Winner

WPS in Asean: Progress, Gaps and Way Forward

Indonesia
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Muhammad Ammar Hidayahtulloh

Third Place Winner

WPS in Asean: Progress, Gaps and Way Forward

Muhammad Ammar Hidayahtulloh (Indonesia) is a researcher at the ASEAN Studies Center of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. He holds a bachelor's degree in international relations studies from Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. He is currently pursuing his master's degree in development practice at the University of Queensland. His research interests are ASEAN studies, disability rights, and gender and politics focusing on the underrepresentation of women in politics. He has done research on increasing women’s representation in Myanmar’s and Timor- Leste Parliaments.

Indonesia
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Esther Luigi

Fourth Place Winner

1325 and Beyond: Ways Forward for the United Nations

France
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Esther Luigi

Fourth Place Winner

1325 and Beyond: Ways Forward for the United Nations

Esther Luigi (France) is a 2020 International Parliamentary Scholar at the German Parliament. Previously, she worked with a London-based charity supporting parents’ return to work and combating gender-based discrimination in the workplace. She is a member of the Gender and International Politics Program of Polis180, a grassroots think tank for foreign and European politics. She studied politics, intellectual history and international law in Cambridge and Berlin.

France
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