Paula Drumond is a PhD candidate in International Relations/Political Science at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID, Geneva), which is associated with the Centre on Gender and Global Change. Paula also serves as a member of the academic network of the organization Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Paula received her M.A. degree in International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro (IRI/PUC-Rio), where she also served as a Lecturer and Deputy Coordinator of the undergraduate I.R. program. She holds a B.A. in Law (UERJ) and in International Relations (IRI/PUC-Rio). Her research focuses on gender, peace and security.