Elizabete Vizgunova is an Associate Researcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and the Public Policy Management Institute (PPMI, Lithuania). She is currently pursuing her PhD studies in gender and international relations at Rīga Stradiņš University. Her research focus includes gender equality, social inclusion and gender in international relations and international security. Elizabete is the editor of the book "Women in Latvia's Foreign and Security Policy" (Latvian Institute of International Affairs, 2020). She is also currently engaged in the State Research Program "Values in Action: Development of a responsible, secure and educated civil society through research and the development of models of action". She holds an MA degree from the College of Europe (Poland) and Sciences Po Paris (France), as well as a BSc from Rīga Stradiņš University.