Panthea is a Research Officer at GNWP. She is a master’s student at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and holds a honours Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations. Panthea’s current research is focused on global digital governance, and the intersections of technology and Women, Peace and Security. At her university, she is part of a research cluster exploring the use of blockchain and decentralized trust technologies in transitional law, and the restitution of land occupancy and ownership rights in conflict-affected contexts. In 2021, she was the recipient of the Jean Laponce Memorial Prize for her undergraduate thesis on rebel governance. In her previous work, Panthea developed resources for CSOs and NGOs to facilitate the meaningful representation of youth, particularly racialized and gender-diverse youth, at high-level political fora.
Panthea is fluent in English and Farsi (Persian), and is currently learning Arabic.