Cristina Samper Mejia is a former Master of Public Policy graduate at the Hertie School of Governance and is now pursuing her PhD in Governance. She has a previous academic background in Mathematics and Liberal Arts. As a research assistant for Michaela Kreyenfeld she has been working on the project FEM: Female employment after migration, which looks at the employment behaviour of the most recent cohorts of female migrants in Germany from a life course perspective. Her interests are in demography, social and labour market policy, migration and family. Besides, she is active for “Angehört”, an organization that gives refugees legal information on the asylum process in Germany.