CAETANA LUCENA

capsahara@cria.org.pt

Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2014-2016
Masters in Political Science and International Relations with a major in Political Area Studies

Universidade de Lisboa – Faculdade de Letras, 2010-2013
Graduated in Languages, Literatures and Cultures with a major in North-American studies

Universidad de Buenos Aires – Faculdad de Filosofia y Letras, 2011
Fall semester Exchange Student program

/ WORK EXPERIENCE /
CRIA – Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, June 2017 – Present. Project Manager to CAPSAHARA – Critical Approaches to Politics, Social Activism, and Islamic Militancy in the Western Saharan Region, financed by the European Research Council.

CESO International, Nov. 2016 – June 2017. Project Manager – Plan project activities and experts’ intervention on and off-site, ensure the elaboration of project reports and manage contractual and financial matters, liaison with clients and beneficiaries (World Bank, European Commission, African Development Bank, Governmental Institutions, among others).

Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros – Direção Geral dos Assuntos Europeus, EU External Relations and Enlargement Service, Jan. – Oct. 2016
Foreign Affairs Official (temporary outsourcing contract) – National monitoring of the EU Partnership Instrument (to third countries and strategic partners)

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian – Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2016, Communications Office Trainee

O-da-Joana – 2013 – 2015, Lisboa
General Manager – Daily control over operations, responsible for the branding and expansion, direct contact with suppliers, clients and employees

Volunteer
SIM – Solidariedade Internacional a Moçambique – 2013. Inhassoro, Mozambique
SOS Peruanitos – 2012. Trujillo, Peru

/ OTHER /
European Youth in Action Program: The Danger of Words in Poznán, Poland – 2013
Amnesty International Human Rights Summer Course – 2014, 2015