Ghazaleh is a PhD Candidate at University of Ottawa and a Queen Elizabeth Scholars – Advanced Scholar with the Centre for Law, Technology and Society. Her area of study is “intellectual property law and gender”. Her PhD thesis examines the issue of legal protection for traditional knowledge from a gender perspective. She has done several qualitative studies examining indigenous and local women’s role in traditional knowledge system and whether and how it should be addressed in intellectual property law and policy. Last year, her policy brief won the award for the International Policy Ideas Challenge (IPIC 2019) organized by the Global Affairs Canada and SSHRC.