Blanca

González García-Mon

MSc

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Blanca is a research assistant within the SESLINK research group working on cross-scale interactions in food systems

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  • Mixed methods
  • Social-Ecological Network Analysis
  • Small-Scale Fisheries
  • Traders and supply chains
  • Self-governing institutions
  • Mexico

Blanca contributes to the SESLINK research group by bringing together her empirical knowledge of small-scale fisheries in Mexico and diverse methodologies to understand the structure and dynamics of Social-Ecological Systems across scales. She is currently using network analysis and agent-based models as her main analytical tools.

Blanca holds a Master of Science in Sustainability after studying the Master’s program “Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development” at the Stockholm Resilience Center (2015-2017). Her master’s thesis studied a seafood supply chain in Baja California Sur, Mexico, from a social-ecological network approach. She was supervised by Örjan Bodin at the Stockholm Resilience Center and co-supervised by Xavier Basurto and Mateja Nenadovic from Duke University.

She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Autonoma University of Madrid (2011-2015). In Madrid, she collaborated with the social-ecological systems laboratory, where she was initiated to social-ecological systems research working in the project ‘Ecosystem services assessment applied to fisheries management’.

Blanca has always wanted to complement her academic knowledge with practical experience. She is founding member of Mensa cívica, a non-profit organization that aims to promote sustainability in collective food services in Spain. In addition, she has volunteered in various projects in Spain, in a conservation project in Senegal, and in organic farms.

Awards and achievements:

  • ’la Caixa’ Banking Foundation scholarship (2015)
  • Special Mention for Best Academic Records (Autonoma University of Madrid)
  • Internship grant (Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport)

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