Renata is the Head of the Gender and Disarmament Programme at UNIDIR. Before joining UNIDIR, she was the Deputy Director of Projects at the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI), where she worked for six years.
A recipient of the United Nations Women Scholarship for Peace, Renata has conducted research and published on international cooperation on security, disarmament, nonproliferation and arms control, and nuclear energy governance. She holds a PhD in History and Politics from the Vargas Foundation, Brazil and a master's degree in International Politics and Security from the University College of London, UK. She speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Renata’s areas of expertise include gender and multilateral disarmament fora, nuclear energy policy-making and technology governance.
How can we achieve gender breakthroughs in nuclear negotiations and technical cooperation?
Lost in translation? Understanding the relevance of the Women, Peace And Security Agenda in the field of Arms Control and Disarmament
The TPNW in Practice: Elements for Effective National Implementation
Missing Links: Understanding Sex- and Gender-Related Impacts of Chemical and Biological Weapons
Pandemics Are Not Gender-Neutral, Gender Analysis Can Improve Response To Disease Outbreaks
How to bridge the gender gap in arms control and disarmament
Still Behind the Curve: Gender balance in arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament diplomacy