Paula Tavares joined the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law team in 2010 after working on the Investment Climate Department’s Health in Africa Initiative. Ms. Tavares currently focuses on conducting research and analysis of the legal and regulatory framework affecting women’s economic capacity and entrepreneurship. Her prior legal experience includes working with government multilateral trade agreements, private sector initiatives and non-governmental organizations. Ms. Tavares is a Brazilian lawyer and holds an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center with a concentration in trade and development and a specialization in International Relations from the University of Brasilia, Brazil
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