Ghazaleh Jerban is a Ph.D. candidate in the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, and a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society at the University of Ottawa. Her research is focused on gender aspects of intellectual property law. Her thesis examines the issue of international protection of traditional knowledge from a gender perspective. She has completed a number of prestigious internships and fellowships, including at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s liaison office to the United Nations. She has been the recipient of several scholarships and currently holds a doctoral scholarship at the Centre for International Governance Innovation. In 2018, she earned the inaugural Ingenium-University of Ottawa Fellowship in Gender, Science and Technology.