People

The Gender and Policy Network has a growing and active membership of students, alumni, practitioners, and faculty. These pages will list our membership rosters and, when available, provide links to short biographies and contact information.

Francisca Vidal

  • 2018-19 GPN Co-Chair

Francisca Vidal was born and raised in Santiago de Chile. She studied industrial engineering and earned a Master in Management...

Paloma Bellatin

  • 2018-19 GPN Co-Chair

Paloma Bellatin was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She studied political science and interned at the think tank GRADE on projects related to...

Cleo Hirsch

  • 2017-18 GPN Co-Chair

Cleo Hirsch grew up in Hull Massachusetts, a small beach town south of Boston. She has a bachelors degree from Tufts University in political...

Karen L. McGuinness

  • Associate Dean for Graduate Education
  • Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • GPN Advisor
Phone: 609-258-4805

Maggie Clay Menold

  • 2017-18 GPN Co-Chair

Maggie Clay Menold is a native of Virginia and grew up outside of Washington, D.C. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B....

Bindiya Patel, MPA '02

  • Alumni

Bindiya Patel grew up in the liberal college town of Iowa City where she learned that there were a lot of problems in the world and that she could...

Ana Cristina Alonso Soria

  • 2017-18 GPN Co-Chair

Ana Cristina Alonso Soria grew up in San Luis Potosí, a beautiful colonial city in central Mexico. In 2011 she was selected into the Yale Visiting...