Juliana Monteiro Bernardino Juliana is originally from Brazil currently pursuing a graduate degree in International Development at the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Social Policy. She holds a fellowship with the Center for Latin American Studies and is going to graduate in 2021 with a specialization in Latin American social and public policies. Juliana holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations at the São Paulo State University (UNESP) and held an internship with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Juliana worked as a researcher for the International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Center that was established in partnership with the Brazilian Government to enhance the South-South cooperation on social protection policies. Juliana is currently a researcher for the Gender and Public Administration (GEPA) group, a joint collaborative initiative between UNDP and University of Pittsburgh, and integrated the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa’s Gender team during the summer of 2020 as a Junior Research Fellow. Juliana is a member of the Johnson Institute’s Institute Leadership Portfolio Program through which she strengthens and transforms her leadership skills into community enhancement. She is also dedicated to the Latinex community as a board member of the Latin American Graduate Organization of Students. Juliana is committed to ending gender inequality and to fighting against social injustices.