Carla Cerqueira holds a PhD in Communication Sciences – specialization in Communication Psychology from the University of Minho, Portugal (2012). Currently, she is an Associate Professor at Lusófona University and a researcher at CICANT – The Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies. Her research interests include gender, feminisms, intersectionality, NGOs and media studies. She integrates diverse national and international research projects; she is the principal investigator of the project “FEMglocal – Glocal feminist movements: interactions and contradictions (PTDC/COM-CSS/4049/2021) and the project “Network Voices: Women’s participation in development processes (COFAC/ILIND/CICANT/1/2021). She is the chair of the Research & Policy Committee of GAMAG – Global Alliance on Media and Gender. She integrates the board of APEM – Portuguese Association of Women’s Studies and she is part of RTP’s Opinion Council (mandate 2021-2025) as a member appointed by the NGOs to the Advisory Council of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality.