Qualificações Académicas

Aluna de Doutoramento em Ciência Política – Especialização em Relações internacionais – CEI-IUL, ISCTE-IUL (outubro 2016 – presente)

Mestrado em Estudos Internacionais – especialização em Médio Oriente e Norte de África, 2016 – ISCTE-IUL

Licenciatura em Ciência Política, 2014 – ISCTE-IUL

Resumo Biográfico

Mónica Canário was born in Oeiras in 1993. She graduated in Political Science from ISCTE-IUL (2014) and completed a Master’s Degree in International Studies (Middle East and North Africa specialization) in the same institution, with a dissertation about “The Impact of the Arab Spring on the social and political status of women in Tunisia “(2016). She also has a specialization in Refugees, Human Rights and Reception: National and International Perspectives completed in September 2016.

Mónica Canário has been part of the HeForShe central team in Portugal since December 2016, a movement created by UN Women in 2014, with the purpose of accelerating gender equality around the world and to raise awareness among boys and men for the importance of joining the debate.

Currently, she is attending a PhD in Political Science (International Relations specialization) at ISCTE-IUL, where she is developing her thesis project, entitled “The EU soft power as a tool for gender empowerment in the European Neighbourhood Policy? The case of Morocco and Tunisia”, under Professor Luís Nuno Rodrigues (ISCTE-IUL, CEI-IUL) and Professor Giulia Daniele (CEI-IUL) coordination.