1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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Nicole Bidegain Ponte

Former Collaborating Researcher

Nicole Bidegain Ponte wrote a think piece for the Road to Addis series. At the time of her collaboration, she was a Uruguayan feminist activist and sociologist who has been a member of the Executive Committee of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) since 2011. She works on advocacy at the global level and develops analysis especially in the area of the Political Economy of Globalization (PEG). As part of her advocacy work she has been following the Financing for Development and Post 2015 Development Agenda debates and negotiations. As DAWN representative she is one of the core group facilitators of the Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development, and she also collaborates with the Women’s Major Group, the Righting Finance Initiative and the Global Reflection Group on Development Perspectives. Previously she worked in various regional and global networks such as the Latin American and Caribbean Youth for Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Latin American Chapter of the International Gender and Trade Network (LA-IGTN), Social Watch, the International Council for Adult Education. Nicole holds a Masters in Contemporary Latin American Studies jointly developed by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Universidad de la República, Uruguay (UdelaR).