Marianna is a legal scholar and a gender and development expert with considerable experience in international human rights law, strategic litigation, in-depth gender analysis and qualitative data gathering. Marianna a myriad of experiences in the field of law and development. Over the past few years, she has been primarily concerned with intersectionality, especially with regards to human rights and public policy issues. During her post-doctorate, she investigated the impact of multinational corporations on the concept of gender equality using the literature on legal pluralism. Currently, she is the Global Lead on Gender & Inequality at Christian Aid. She can be found on Twitter at @DrMariannaLeite.