WILPF Women, Peace and Security Fellowships

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Current and Former PeaceWomen Interns and Fellows

Samantha Garcia

Samantha Garcia is based in Puebla, Mexico and is a Fellow in the Women, Peace and Security Programme Associate at the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), where she supports the monitoring of the Women, Peace and Security agenda at the UN Security Council.  She was a Writer, Researcher and Member of the University Observatory for the Research of Terrorism of the Universidad Nacional de la Plata, ARG, and a Member of Resuena Mexico. She has been a speaker at diverse international conferences, including the Australian and New Zealand Studies Association of North America. She majored in International Relations at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where she also worked as Research Fellow and Associate Professor. Her interests are gender and international security, particularly terrorism and conflict-management. She is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian, and proficient in French and Russian.

Verónica Recalde

Verónica Recalde is based in Bogotá, Colombia and is a Fellow at the Women, Peace and Security Program at the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). She majored in International Relations in the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Bogotá where she was coordinator and researcher of Research Hub “Neo-Gramscian approaches to current international situations: explorations from the social forces of Colombia”. She was a speaker at different academic conferences during her university years. She previously worked in WILPF’s Colombian section where she led the international project of Confronting Militarized Masculinities and its territorial implementation. She was a pedagogical advisor for methodology-building strategies in this section, researcher, as well as a facilitator of workshops for young women, men, and signatories of the Peace Accord of 2016. During her time in the Colombian section, she specialized in Antimilitarist Feminism and helped to create and launch an online course on this subject which has reached many young women and men. She has done advocacy for women’s political participation, education, gender inclusion, feminist peace, and the transformation of masculinities. She is a creative, critical, and analytical feminist.


Previous Fellow

  • Fatima Hallal (Spring 2022)


  • Allison Lau (Summer-Fall 2021)
  • Phesheya Nxumalo (Winter-Spring 2021)

  • Gayathri Nagasubramaniam - Fellow (Summer, Fall)
  • Dani Philipson - Fellow (Winter/Spring)

  • Senem Kaptan - Fellow (Fall, Winter)
  • Sarah Kenny Werner - Fellow (Spring, Summer)

  • Ines Boussebaa - Fellow (Winter, Spring, Summer)
  • Ijechi Nwaozuzu - Fellow (Winter, Spring)
  • Colleen Bromberger - Fellow (Summer, Fall)
  • Mikayla Varunok - Fellow (Summer, Fall)
  • Eleanor Bennett - Fellow (Summer, Fall)

  • Nela Abey - Fellow (Winter/Spring)
  • Sarah Tunnell - Fellow (Winter, Spring)
  • Alexandra Rojas - Fellow (Spring/Summer/Fall)
  • Anne Lescure - Fellow (Summer/Fall)
  • Ines Boussebaa - Fellow (Summer/Fall)
  • Anwar Mhajne - Fellow (Summer/Fall)

  • Nela Abey - Fellow (Spring/Fall)
  • Marta Bautista Forcada - Fellow (Fall/Spring)
  • Madison Chapman - Fellow (Fall/Spring)
  • Naimah Hakim - Fellow (Fall/Winter)
  • Farida Ismail - Fellow (Fall/Winter)
  • Marina Kumskova - Fellow (Fall/Spring)
  • Joanna Lockspeiser - Fellow (Fall/Spring)
  • Anna Warrington - Fellow (Fall/Winter)
  • Lyna Zaim - Fellow (Spring)
  • Sarah Tunnell - Fellow (Summer/Fall)

  • Federica Dall'Arche - Fellow (Fall/Spring 2016)
  • Ghazal Rahmanpanah - Fellow (Spring/Summer)
  • Marta Bautista Forcada (Fall/Winter)
  • Charlette Lopez (Fall/Winter)
  • Cynthia Sularz (Summer/Fall)
  • Blythe Brauer (Summer/Fall)
  • Cristel Taveras (Summer/Fall)
  • Manar Marouf (Summer)
  • Prachi Rao (Spring)
  • Madhuri Sastry (Winter/Spring)
  • Andrea Gordillo (Winter/Spring)
  • Aleah N. Ranjitsingh (Winter/Spring)
  • Laila Kadieva (Winter)

  • Zainab Alam - Fellow (Fall/Winter 2015)
  • Joann Lee (Fall)
  • Alexandra Raymond (Fall)
  • Kristina Johansson (Fall)
  • Tim Rodriguez (Summer)
  • Sarah Hammond (Summer)
  • Sara Malamud (Summer)
  • Shafferan Sonneveld (Winter/Spring)
  • Julie Choi (Winter/Spring)
  • Cristina Chahine (Winter/Spring)
  • Sandra Neuman (Winter)

  • Paulina Jakubec (Fall)
  • Cinthia Isla (Fall)
  • Jalane Jote (Fall)
  • Ayshna Rajbhandary (Fall)
  • Isma Aslam (Summer/Fall)
  • Mari Haraldsson (Summer)
  • Inna Babakulieva (Summer)
  • Margaret Ruiz (Spring)
  • Ester Harrius (Spring)

  • Ariel Mekler (Fall)
  • Sharna de Lacy (Fall)
  • Sofie Säterhall (Fall)
  • Allison Chandler (Spring/Summer)
  • Annette Wallgren (Summer)
  • Brianna Martin (Summer)
  • Dominique Lardner (Summer 2011-Spring)
  • Leonore Tjia (Spring)
  • Rebecca Leon (Winter/Spring)
  • Fiona McAlpine (Winter)
  • Grace Jennings-Edquist (Winter)

  • Kelsey Collidge (Fall)
  • Rebecca Paulsson (Fall)
  • Leila Brollosy (Summer)
  • Annie Hylton (Spring/Summer)
  • Aziz Rahman Popal (Summer)
  • Mriganka Lulla (Summer)
  • Stephanie Bloom (Fall 2010-Spring)
  • Isabelle Cutting (Summer 2010-Spring)
  • Barbara Gonzalez (Winter/Spring)
  • Nicole Bianchi (Winter)

  • Michelle Reyf (Fall 2010, Winter 2010)
  • Miruna Bucurescu (Fall 2010, Winter 2010)
  • Melissa Jaworowski (Fall 2010)
  • Karin Friedrich (Summer 2010)
  • Anna- Moller Loswick (Summer)
  • Sasha Sleiman (Summer)
  • Rachel LaForgia (Summer)
  • Rachel Kean (Summer)
  • Caitlin Deighan (Summer)
  • Nicole Weitzner (Summer)
  • Rubai Aurora (Spring)
  • Emily Meyer (Spring)
  • Rachel Reyes (Spring)
  • Rai Sow (Spring)
  • Sarah Ochs (Fall 2009-Spring)

  • Tanya Quigley (Summer/Fall)
  • Hali Thurber (Summer)
  • Clara Donadello (Spring)
  • Stephanie Thogersen (Spring)