Dylan Gervasio is an intern with the Office of the President in the Summer 2021 term. He was born and raised in the Inland Empire and is a rising senior studying Global Studies and Portuguese at UC Berkeley. He is interested in educational policy and Indigenous land rights in Latin America and hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Latin American Studies in the future. Prior to interning at the Dialogue, he interned at Children Now assisting with recruiting different organizations and businesses across California for their children’s rights advocacy campaign.
On July 20, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace to examine the arguments of the recent Carnegie working paper Reimagining Regional Governance in Latin America. The panelists discussed the existing challenges for fostering regional cooperation within Latin America as well as how regional cooperation can be reimagined to meet those challenges.
On June 16 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with Sergio Massa, President of the House of Representatives of Argentina, on the political and economic challenges during the Fernández administration, and the state and future of US-Argentina relations.
On May 27, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue in collaboration with the Wilson Center hosted “A Conversation with Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia,” hosting President Duque for a wide-ranging discussion on recent massive street protests in the country and the government’s efforts to calm tensions through national dialogue with protest leaders and the country’s youth.