Julia Yansura is an associate with the Migration, Remittances, and Development Program of the Inter-American Dialogue. Her research focuses on financial inclusion for migrants and remittance recipients.

Prior to joining the Dialogue in 2012, Yansura taught high school Spanish for five years. She has lived and studied in Chile and Russia.

Yansura received her MA in Latin American Studies, with a concentration in international migration, from Georgetown University. She also holds a certificate in migration, refugees, and humanitarian crises from the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University.