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Teresa Fragoso
President
Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality
Portugal

Teresa Fragoso has been President of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG) in Portugal since August 2016, a position she also held from 2011 to 2012. She was advisor to the  Secretary of State for Citizenship and Equality between 2015 and 2016, as well as advisor to the Secretary of State for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers between 2005 and 2008, responsible for ​​gender equality and international relations.

She worked as a gender and development specialist with UNWOMEN in East Timor between 2009 and 2010.

Holds a master in “Gender and the Media” by London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London) and is a PhD Student of Public Policies at ISCTE – Lisbon Institute.