Kate Blansett was the Development and External Relations Coordinator at the Inter-American Dialogue from 2019 to 2022. She graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a B.A. in Spanish and History with a concentration in Latin American history, as well as a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Latino Studies. From 2016-2019, she worked in development and communications at Cope Environmental Center, a non-profit nature center. She also served on various boards including the Women’s Fund of Wayne County, the Society for the Preservation and Use of Resources, and the Sister Cities of Richmond, IN.
On December 9, 2021 the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the International Crisis Group (ICG), hosted the event “Building the Peace in Colombia: Five years after the end of the FARC conflict.”
On October 13, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue convened the virtual panel discussion on “Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery. In partnership with the United Way and Aspen Institute, the Inter-American Dialogue invited panelists to discuss how to create sustainable youth employment, highlighting the need to create better tools for job readiness and new frameworks to create opportunity for young people.