Karla Elizabeth Rueda Vergara
Karla holds a Master’s in International Relations from the University of Sheffield. Her areas of interest are migration and refugee policies in Europe and the United States. She is particularly interested in how political identity aspects can shape the countries’ policies towards refugees. She has worked in the educational sector for over 5 years and currently works as an Academic Advisor for the Chief Academic and Innovation Officer at the University of Guadalajara, in Mexico.
Prior to this, she worked as an Assistant Research and Fieldwork Interviewer in the Mexican Migration Project, co-directed by researchers at the University of Guadalajara and Princeton University.
Languages: Spanish, English, German
The Ukrainian exodus has demonstrated the ability of Member States to respond to a crisis, by opening their doors and implementing welcoming policies, and should be studied as a good example of what can be achieved.
The consolidation of telework as a mainstream practice has been one of the most evident consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak. If applied to non-EU citizens wishing to work for European companies, it could foster inclusive social innovation practices that have long been needed in the field of labour policy.