Claudia Paixão holds a MA in Political Science and Gender Studies. She has worked in development cooperation since 2012 and joined Helvetas in 2014. She currently works as an Advisor on Migration and Development as well as on Gender and Social Equity based in Zurich. Claudia has coordinated and advised projects on migration and development, civil society, governance and gender, in particular in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Switzerland. Her key expertise lies in providing technical and thematic advice, capacity building, capitalization of experiences, strategic reviews of projects, project planning and monitoring.