Naiki Guadalupe Olivas Gaspar
Associate for Latin America Peacebuilding Programs
Naiki Olivas Gaspar is an Associate for Latin America Peacebuilding Programs. She holds degrees in International Relations and Political Science from the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) in Mexico. She is passionate about programming, research, and gender issues. As an activist, she is committed to building a better tomorrow for young girls and women across Mexico and Latin America. And, as a feminist, she believes in a feminism that is inclusive for all women and that listens their experiences, irrespectively of their identity or ethnicity.
Naiki is interested in institutional analysis with a gender perspective. She was an International Presidential Fellow at the Center for the Study of Presidency and Congress, where she focused her research in the internal institutional arrangements in the United States legislation against Illicit Financial Flows. She has also been research assistant at the Centro de Estudios de Impunidad y Justicia (Justice and Impunity Studies Center), where she collaborated on the Global Impunity Index, research on Women in the Armed Forces and Peacekeeping Operations and Money Laundering. She currently works as a quantitative analyst in the MOWIP Methodology Implementation in Mexico. In her free time, Naiki organizes R-Ladies Puebla (local chapter of R-Ladies Global) whose mission is to promote gender diversity in the R community.