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Rania Boublal-Volunteer Researcher

Rania Boublal is a veterinary doctor who graduated from the Higher National Veterinary School in Algeria. She recently obtained her Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Project Management at the Higher National School of Management. In the fall of 2021, Rania joined the RepresentWomen team as a fellow through the Community Solutions Program (CSP) at IREX. Through this fellowship, Rania researched candidate training organizations in the United States with the hopes of running a similar program at home. In late 2022, Rania rejoined the RepresentWomen team as a volunteer researcher, and researches women's representation abroad. 

Rania has more than five years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She currently serves as the General Secretary for "Algeunesse," a local association working on promoting youth and children's role in Algerian society. Rania is passionate about human and animal rights, gender equality, ending violence against women, peace and security, and political dialogue. Rania loves to read, color, swim, go on long walks, and watch movies for fun!

Michelle Runco - Research Intern

Michelle Runco is a research intern who recently graduated from The George Washington University with a major in Political Science and minors in Law and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. She plans to continue her education in law school to study civil rights law and pursue a career in women’s rights legal work. With a strong passion for feminism and the advancement of women’s representation, Michelle is looking forward to putting her skills and knowledge to use at RepresentWomen to promote the advancement of research into gender parity in politics.