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PORTUGUESE WOMEN IN THE US

Catarina Carvalho

"Portuguese Women in the United States" 
Building with Vision and Humanity 
Field: Chambers of Commerce; Philanthropy; Human Rights 

Arte Institute is pleased to present a lecture with Catarina Carvalho (High Level Task Force for ICPD); Cidália Luis-Akbar (President of M. Luis Construction); Graça Didier (American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal); Donzelina Barroso (Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and Portugal-US Chamber of Commerce) at Gershwin Hotel (7 E 27th Street), on October 25, 7 pm. Host: Magda Vakil (Consultant)


Catarina Carvalho 
(High Level Task Force for ICPD)

Catarina Carvalho, currently Senior Policy Advisor High Level Task Force for International Conference on Population and Development 
Carvalho has 15 years of experience in working with the United Nations and European Union systems, including the Permanent Missions of Portugal, Spain and the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, in matters related to gender equality, human rights, including sexual and reproductive rights, as well as social, political and cross-cutting issues.
As a consultant for UNIFEM, she elaborated an analysis on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Committee recommendations and UNIFEM programs in the Latin America Region. On a different assignment, she was also responsible for the elaboration of the National Policy on Gender Equality in Guinea Bissau.
Born in Portugal, Catarina Carvalho holds a Master’s Degree in Political and Social Sciences from New School University.