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Anna Petherick (Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford)

Anna Petherick is an Associate Professor in Public Policy and Director of the Lemann Foundation Programme for the Public Sector at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. Anna’s research broadly addresses the intended and unintended consequences of government policies, much of which focuses on Latin America. Anna obtained MPhil and DPhil degrees in Politics at DPIR, University of Oxford.

A monument depicting the sign of feminism in Mexico City

OxPol Blogcast showcases research, analysis, insights, and experiences from the members of the University of Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), and specialist guests from the Oxford academic community and beyond. On this episode, we are focusing on the state of women’s descriptive and symbolic representation in party and civil society politics across Latin American countries. OxPol Blogcast host Anastasia Bektimirova welcomes three guests to bring you the stories of women’s agency at different levels of political participation in the region. The guests are sharing their expert view on the social environment, political culture, policies as well as written and unwritten rules that are shaping women’s progress and experiences in pursuing elected office, and engaging politically from civil society.   With Dr. Malu Gatto, an Associate …