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Ana is a PhD Candidate at the King's Brazil Institute as part of the Joint PhD programme in International Relations between King's College London and the University of São Paulo. She holds an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics, is an Erasmus alumnus from the University of Glasgow and a former fellow of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at CUNY.

Ana has extensive experience working for international and grassroots NGOs in a variety of roles and is currently a parliamentary research assistant for Baroness Bull, helping inform evidence-based policymaking. Her research interests include the role of philanthropy and civil society in global governance and international development.


Ana’s PhD research focuses on the mechanisms and strategies of international philanthropic giving to environmental NGOs in Brazil

Thesis title: Philanthropy and development: international environmental funding in Brazil

See Ana's research profile