WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
Program Associate

Teresa García Castro

Teresa García Castro is a Program Associate at WOLA where she provides research and support for the Drug Policy and the Andes program.

Prior to joining WOLA, Teresa was a research assistant at American University and she has co-authored several articles on U.S.-Cuba relations and the ongoing changes in Cuba. Teresa worked as a specialist in international relations at the Cuban Ministry of Culture promoting artistic and educational exchanges. She has also interned at Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG), an international pro bono law firm focused on peace negotiations and at the Cuban Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Teresa got an M.A. in International Relations focused on foreign policy and peacebuilding at American University’s School of International Service and she was awarded the SIS-wide Award for Outstanding Academic Performance. She got her B.A. in International Relations from the Higher Institute of International Relations in Havana, Cuba.