This International Women’s Day, we asked 10 Canadian or Canada-based women working on international issues to reflect on those who inspire them.
Teresa Kramarz / @teresakramarz
Associate professor, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Teresa Kramarz is an associate professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs in the University of Toronto. She directs the Munk One undergraduate program, co-directs the Environmental Governance Lab, and is the co-convener of the Accountability in Global Environmental Governance Task Force of the Earth System Governance network. Her work examines the impact of the World Bank’s public-private partnerships on democracy, innovation, and financially sustainable conservation governance, accountability in environmental politics, and extractivism in Latin America. Her recent book, Global Environmental Governance and the Accountability Trap, is published by MIT Press. Other publications appear in Global Environmental Politics, Society and Natural Resources, Environmental Policy and Governance, and Review of Policy Research. Teresa is a Research Associate in the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project. She brings to her scholarship extensive professional experience with international organizations’ projects throughout Latin America and global environmental programs. Teresa worked for ten years with the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, the Food and Agricultural Organization, and the Canadian International Development Agency.
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