Dagmar Thiel

Ecuador |  US CEO, Fundamedios


Dagmar Thiel is an Ecuadorian-German journalist. Since 2018, she has been the US CEO of Fundamedios, devoted to promoting freedom of expression in the region. She has worked to support journalists in exile and independent media outlets in Central America and the Caribbean.

Thiel is currently a consultant professor at George Mason University. In 2020, she published a study about discrimination against Latino journalists in the US, and in 2021, the investigation “Street Surveillance Cameras in Ecuador Endangers Citizen Rights.” She is a regular contributor to Palabra with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and a mentor at Conecta Arizona. She has extensive experience in communications, public affairs, institutional reputation, and corporate sustainability.

Thiel was an event speaker at the Dialogue.

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