My Projects

The samples below show some of the projects I have been working on for the last 3 years with key actors in politics, international organisations, think tanks and academia. Projects below predominantly include (co-)authored research papers and reports. For more information do not hesitate to get in touch. 

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#SHEcurity Index 2021

Stocking representation of women at all levels of decision-making in foreign and security policy, and of diversity in Peace and Security in general. In 2021, the #SHEcurity Index is extended. Collected data from the EU, its member states, the G20 and countries that have National Action Plans on the WPS Agenda – all of this in six different categories, namely politics, diplomacy, military, police, civil & military missions. 

Absent Influencers? Women in European Think Tanks

Reviewing the gender composition of 25 European think tanks reveal that while European think tanks employ men and women nearly equally, their leadership continues to be male-dominated. Offering recommendations for changes they can learn from their peers in Europe and the United States to address the inadequate gender status quo in their organisational structures and procedures to ensure they remain relevant and impactful in the 21st century.  

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Closer EU-NATO cooperation

Examining modes of cooperation between the EU and NATO that were established in 2016 by using the multi-level analysis approach to inter-organisational relations. Such an approach provides a ‘reality check’ for the dynamics and dysfunctions of EU-NATO cooperation at different levels of collaboration, from the international and member state levels, to individual, bureaucracy, and inter-secretariat levels. Written under supervision of Federica Mogherini within the College of Europe.

Ukraine’s Security Sector—Between Western Gender Standards and Eastern Traditions

Providing qualitative and quantitative analysis of gender standards in Ukrainian security sector, and how it affects country's Euro-Atlantic integration.

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Inclusive Leadership for the Security Sector

Rapid demographic change and emerging security challenges require security organizations to strengthen diversity and inclusion in order to fulfill our missions. Mission Critical provides a transatlantic leadership development and exchange opportunity for key personnel and stakeholders to gain new strategies for inclusive leadership in security contexts.