is a researcher at the SOCIUS research centre at the University of Lisbon School of Economics and Management). Inês has a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of Amsterdam, focusing on reproductive health, reproductive technologies and the therapeutic navigations of Mozambican women and couples in Mozambique and South Africa on quests to overcome their infertility. Since 2016 she has been developing research on money and entrepreneurship in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Her latest work is about both financial uses of blockchain technology and women and financial inclusion development programs. She was involved in the project Finance Beyond Fact and Fiction, which explored financial changes and continuities in Europe after the 2008 crisis, and she is now developing the project Informal Businesses and Informed Financial Creativity: digital microfinance and the financial ecologies of entrepreneurial women in Maputo. In the meantime, Inês continues to explore relations between technology and society in the areas of money, finance, livelihoods and healthcare in European and sub-Saharan African contexts.
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