SLI2014：Using Traditional Patriarchal Institutions to Address Women’s Problems
FR: SOAS, Univ. of London (UK)
TO: Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)
Romina Istratii received a Sylff fellowship in 2014 to pursue an MA in Gender and Development at the University of Sussex (IDS). Previously she was awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to investigate the role of women in Africa’s food security. Since September 2015 she has been pursuing a PhD at the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) to research the possibility of addressing domestic violence among Christian populations in Ethiopian populations by means of faith-based gender knowledges. Romina holds a BA in Politics, Economics, and Chinese Language from Bates College (USA). She was awarded a Sylff Leadership Initiatives in 2014.