Nadine Lainer joins the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security as a Research Fellow. Her analysis focuses on West Africa. She is currently pursuing an M.A. degree at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, double-concentrating in Development and Conflict and Security. While in graduate school, she spent a summer abroad in Ethiopia where she worked as a teaching and research assistant at the Addis Ababa University Center of Human Rights, conducting field research on women’s human rights violations and women’s access to justice. Originally from Austria, Nadine is fluent in German, Spanish and French.