Estefania Guallar Arino works as data analyst at IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) in Berlin, focusing on the Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) project. Her work focuses on MGI assessments at the local level as well as national follow up assessments. She has also a gender expertise and supports gender mainstreaming within GMDAC’s work.

Prior to joining GMDAC, Estefania worked as a policy analyst at UN Women in New York for over five years. In that capacity, she covered the different intergovernmental processes related to gender equality, in particular, the Commission on the Status, the Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly. From 2012-2014 she served as policy and programme officer of UN Women in Vietnam, working on the portfolio of sexual violence against women and girls and women in vulnerable situations, including migrant women. 

Prior to her UN career, Estefania held different positions in the Spanish Development Agency and in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Spain. She has experience in election observation missions. She holds an M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy from the College of Europe as well as an M.A. in Political Sciences and Public Administration from the Complutense University in Madrid.