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Education Researcher (Gender)
Cristina Ramos is a social scientist with experience designing and implementing research projects, mostly on issues of migration, gender and youth. She has conducted policy-oriented research as part of various institutions, from academia to small local NGOs and larger international organizations. Incorporating a gender and life course lens, she has implemented mixed methods studies of migration and displacement in and from Colombia, and on the impacts of migration from rural areas in East Africa, including planning and conducting fieldwork in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Prior to joining the Office of Research – Innocenti, Cristina served as a consultant for ICRAF, FAO and the CGIAR. Cristina holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Florida (USA) and a masters’ degree in Political Science from the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia).