Carolina Marques de Mesquita

Carolina Marques de Mesquita is an intern with Better Life Lab’s Gender Parity Initiative. She is a sophomore studying political science and English literature at Arizona State University.

All Work

Telling the Whole Story of South Sudan’s Civil War

We commit a significant injustice to South Sudanese women if we perpetuate a one-dimensional portrayal of them as victims of violence.


BETTER LIFE LAB
A Guide to Talking Women, Peace, and Security Inside the U.S. Security Establishment

How much do national security policymakers consider the ways policies and programs impact men and women differently?


Beyond the Helpless Victim

We measure the scale of a conflict’s violence through the injury and death of women, but otherwise neglect them in the stories we tell.


Worried About Trump? Learn From Latin American Resilience

The rise of Trump is easy to comprehend for people in Latin America—thanks to decades of unpredictable politics and economics.