Sophie Theis is a research analyst in the Environment and Production Technology Division, where she supports the Collective Action and Property Rights Program (CAPRi) and the Gender Task Force. As a gender specialist, she coordinates gender integration within IFPRI and provides technical assistance related to gender analysis to researchers across the CGIAR. Her current work focuses on mixed methods research, capacity strengthening, and knowledge management around gender issues in the water sector. Prior to IFPRI Sophie worked on gender, rural development, and land governance with the World Bank’s global land team and the U.S. Department of State’s environment division in Brazil. Sophie holds an M.S. and B.S. from Stanford University’s interdisciplinary environmental policy program. Follow her on Twitter @sophiestormt.