PhD Candidate, Development Studies, Universidade de Lisboa
Ana Luísa is a PhD Candidate in Development Studies at ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. For her PhD dissertation, she is researching innovation in international development from an organised civil society perspective. She has worked for over 10 years with development and non-governmental organisations in Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Portugal and the UK. She has a background in international relations and political science and holds an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2009). She is also the co-founder of Oficina Global, a Portuguese-speaking initiative that produces and disseminates knowledge about the many actors working towards global change.