Anastasia Chacón González joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2018 as a reporter for the Latin America Advisor and took on additional responsibilities as associate editor in 2020. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and minors in Economics and Women’s & Gender Studies. Prior to joining the Dialogue, Anastasia was an intern at Reuters Breakingviews, Vital Voices Global Partnership, El Financiero—Costa Rica’s top economics and finance weekly newspaper—and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE). Born and raised in Costa Rica, Anastasia has also lived in Switzerland and France. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French, and is currently learning Portuguese.
Dr. Rebecca Bill Chavez, president and CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue and Antonia Urrejola, former foreign minister of Chile came together for an exchange titled, “Bolstering Democratic Governance Through Foreign Policy.”
“Women’s Economic Empowerment – Fostering an Equitable and Inclusive Digital Economy,” focused on women’s inclusion in the digital transformation, discussing methods to bridge the digital divide between men and women by investing in digital upskilling, online financial management services and social services, and entrepreneurship programs.
Andrew Selee, president of the Migration Policy Institute, Kelly Gallego Massaro, president of ABRACAM-Associação Brasileira de Câmbio, and Sergio Sagastume, CEO of Amigo Paisano joined Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration and Remittances Program at the Inter-American Dialogue for this important panel.
The Latin America Advisor interviewed Shelly Shetty, co-head of Americas sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, about the coronavirus outbreak and global trade, and their impact on Latin America and Caribbean economies.