Clary Baudraz is a MPP student at the Ford School. A committed global social justice advocate, empathetic leader, and curious learner at heart, she cares about developing intercultural and interdisciplinary dialogue for social and political impact, specifically in the advancement of global gender equality. Originally from Switzerland, she pursued a BA in Social Sciences at the Université de Lausanne focusing on Sociology and Gender Studies, during which she spent a year at UofM as an exchange student. She has gained experience in social activism, nonprofit management, research and strategic communication. During her time at Ford, Clary intends to pursue her interests for the advancement of women’s and LGBTIQ+ rights in non-profit management and international social policy.