Since 2016: Doctoral Student at the University of Hamburg and at the GIGA Doctoral Programme
09/2015 to date: Collaboration as an International Affairs consultant, with Dr. José Antonio Hernández Pacheco, medical specialist at Mexico’s National Institute of Perinatology "Isidro Espinosa de los Reyes" (INPER-IER). Research for publications on INPER’s scientific journal: "Perinatología y Reproducción Humana"
11/2015 - 08/2016: Parliamentary Advisor in International Affairs, to the Human Rights Commission at National Congress in Mexico (Lower Chamber – Cámara de Diputados), LXIII Legislature
08/2014 - 12/2014: Research Collaborator/Intern at the Network for International Policies and Cooperation in Education and Training (NORRAG) in Geneva, Switzerland. Responsible for research project on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and their impact in developing regions
10/2013 - 03/2014: Database Intern at the Human Rights Treaties Division; United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva, Switzerland
03/2013: Collaborator for research and analysis project: "Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda", with Prof. Ilona Kickbusch, consultant to the World Health Organization. Geneva, Switzerland
03/2013 - 08/2013: Fundraising Intern at the Development and Outreach Department; at Human Rights Watch (HRW) office in Geneva, Switzerland
01/2009 - 07/2009: Intern, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the World Trade Organization (WTO); Geneva, Switzerland
05/2008 - 07/2008: Summer Intern, Regional Office of the Ministry of Economy (Secretaría de Economía); San Luis Potosí, Mexico
01/2007 - 12/2008: Volunteer work as a tutor and course coordinator for Tecnológico de Monterrey’s “PREPANET” online education programme. San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Education: M.A. in International Affairs (2014); Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland; B.A. in International Business, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus San Luis Potosí Mexico
Monthly collaborator to local magazine “Revista Mujeres” based in Oaxaca, Mexico, since 2012
Pathways to Dialogue: Mapping Norm Contestation in the Debate about Legal Abortion in Mexico from 2007 to 2021
Pursuing a PhD is an exigent endeavor entailing various psychological and organizational challenges. This article proposes our adaptation of the agile method Scrum, which we call “ScrumAdemia,” as a solution.
Replication data for: Franco, Clara, Anna Fünfgeld, Viviana García Pinzón, Jan Klenke, Rebecca Lohmann, Désirée Reder, and Swantje Schirmer (2023), Introducing ScrumAdemia: An Agile Guide for Doctoral Research...
Despite feminist movements’ many steps forward in Latin America, abortion rights remain an issue where political clashes continue, and American countries still exhibit some of the world’s most prohibitive abortion laws. Clara Franco Yáñez analyses the situation in this GIGA Focus.