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Ana Elina Benvenutto-González

Politics and History BA (Hons)

I studied Politics and Public Administration Science at Granada University in Spain and spent a year at Durham University under the Erasmus programme.

During my undergraduate degree, I was a research assistant in the Centre of Analysis for Political and Electoral Data of Andalusia (Cadpea) whereby I collaborated on various quantitative research projects on political opinion. At Northumbria University, I worked as a research assistant in numerous projects, such as nuclear power in Spain and gender gap in international organisations. Through this experience, I became aware of the lack of literature focused on women’s leadership in the United Nations and this prompted me to pursue a PhD on this topic.

Qualifications 

Bachelor’s Degree in Politics and Public Administration Science by University of Granada, Spain.

Course

PHD

Department

Social Sciences

Email Address

ana.e.b.gonzalez@northumbria.ac.uk

Research Project

“Standing out from the crowd: The recruitment, selection and appointment of women Executive Directors in the United Nations system”

Research Themes & Scholarly Interests

Women´s leadership, candidate Recruitment, appointment and selection processes, International organisations, Networking behaviour, multilateral elections, United Nations, gender gap in international organisations.

Key Publications/Outputs

Transparency and accountability in the UN Secretary General appointment process measured against the UN´s own best practices – One World Trust background briefs for the 1 for 7 billion campaign.

UN experts release briefings on the UN Secretary-General selection process

Transparency and accountability in the UN Secretary-General appointment process measured against the UN’s own best practices


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