WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas

Board of Directors

Nancy Belden

Chair of the Board

Belden Russonello Strategists LLC
Washington, DC

Mauricio Silva

Vice Chair of the Board

Former Director for Central America
Inter-American Development Bank
Washington, DC

Kevin Healy

Secretary of the Board

Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Helena Ribe

Treasurer of the Board

Founder of Women’s International Study Center
Santa Fe, NM

Dr. Cynthia McClintock

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Carolina Jiménez Sandoval

Washington Office on Latin America
Washington, DC

Sally O'Neill

Former Regional Manager in Latin America
In memoriam

Sandra Grossman

Grossman Young & Hammond, LLC
Bethesda, MD

Juan Carlos Cappello

International Communications Consultant
New York, NY

Dr. Mary Ellsberg

Founding Director
Global Women's Institute at George Washington University
Washington, DC

Lucy Conger

Partner, Green Tank Mexico
Senior Consultant
Sarasota, FL

Macarena Sáez

Executive Director of the Women's Rights Division
Human Rights Watch
Washington, DC

Dr. Philip Brenner

Emeritus Professor of International Relations and History
American University.
Washington, DC

Dr. Mario Bronfman

Former Representative for Mexico and Central America
Ford Foundation
Mexico City, Mexico

Camille Rieber

Attorney and Foreign Legal Consultant.
Miami, Florida

Luz Mely Reyes

Journalist and Founder of Efecto Cocuyo
Washington, DC

Marlene Johnson

CEO Emerita, NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Washington, DC

Justin Eldridge Otero

Impact Manager at Dev Equity LP
Washington, DC

Louise Simone

Washington, DC

Patricia Fagen

Senior Fellow
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Edgar James

Retired Partner
James & Hoffman, PC
Washington, DC

Luis Botello

Media for Democracy Foundation
Silver Spring, Maryland