WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
Program Assistant

Ana Lucia Verduzco

Ana Lucia Verduzco, or Lucy, is the Program Assistant for the Mexico and Defense Oversight Programs at WOLA where she provides programmatic support in areas including research, media publications, and outreach. She was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and grew up in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated from the University of Arizona with bachelor’s degrees in Political Science, Global Studies, and French. 

While attending the University of Arizona, Ana Lucia developed her passion for human rights and social justice with an international relations lens. She spent a year studying at Sciences Po Paris, where she advanced her studies in areas including French, history, sociology, and political science. Being from Mexico and growing up in a border town, Lucy feels a strong connection to migrant rights and, more broadly, human rights in Mexico and Latin America. Prior to joining WOLA, she interned at various related organizations in Tucson including Colibrí Center for Human Rights and the International Rescue Committee.

Ana Lucia's Work