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Cristina Buzasu works for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as a principal manager in the Civil Society Engagement Unit, and previously worked as a policy advisor in the European Parliament. She graduated from the London School of Economics with a master’s degree in European Political Economy.

Youssef Cherif is the deputy director of Columbia Global Centers, Tunis. He is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Hafsa Halawa is a political analyst and development specialist working in the Middle East and North Africa and Horn of Africa regions. She is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Ming-sho Ho is a professor in the Department of Sociology at National Taiwan University. He researches social movements, labor, and environmental issues. He published Challenging Beijing’s Mandate of Heaven: Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement (2019). He is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Armine Ishkanian is an associate professor in social policy and the Academic Lead of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity program at the International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Maureen Kademaunga is a Zimbabwe-born feminist, political leader, and rights activist who is a DPhil fellow with the Human Economy Research Program at the University of Pretoria. She is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Arthur Larok is a federation development director at ActionAid International. He is also a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network and the Alliance for National Transformation in Uganda.

Sona Manusyan is an assistant professor at the Department of Personality Psychology at Yerevan State University and a cofounder and researcher at the nongovernmental organization, Socioscope. Sona’s current research focuses on agency and social change within and beyond civic engagement.

Natalia Shapovalova is a visiting fellow at Carnegie Europe, where her research focuses on Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on Ukraine and EU policy toward the Eastern neighborhood. She is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Janjira Sombatpoonsiri is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand, and an associate fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies. She is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Marisa von Bülow is a professor of political science at the University of Brasília and is the coordinator of the research group Rethinking Society-State Relations (Resocie). She is the author of several books and articles on civil society, digital activism, and transnational networks. She is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.

Richard Youngs is a senior fellow in the Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, based at Carnegie Europe. He is also a professor at the University of Warwick.

Özge Zihnioğlu is a lecturer in politics at the University of Liverpool. She is a member of Carnegie’s Civic Research Network.