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Loredana Teodorescu

Senior fellow

Loredana Teodorescu is Senior Fellow on gender issues in international relations at Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and the Head of the Mediterranean Women Mediators Network.

Expert in EU policies and governance, in particular in the fields of migration and foreign policy, women's leadership and participation, and women, peace and security agenda, she is also the President of the Italian branch of Women In International Security (WIIS) and Head of European and International Affairs of Istituto Luigi Sturzo. She is a Board Member of the the European Movement Italy, Research Associate of the Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies in Brussels and of WIIS Global in Washington, and author of HerAndEU Podcast. She is also part of numerous networks of experts including the Fundamental Rights Platform of the European Fundamental Rights Agency and the Consultative Forum of the European Asylum Agency. Previously, she was an expert advisor to the Senate's Extraordinary Human Rights Commission and she worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of the EU Presidency.

After a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a master's degree in International Relations, she earned a PhD in Political Science-European and International Studies from Roma Tre University, focusing on EU migration policy and the link between foreign policy and internal security.

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