Leticia Chacón joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2021 as a Reporter for the Latin America Advisor. Leticia is currently a candidate for a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a concentration in Governance and Leadership, as well as a certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. She graduated from Georgetown with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in International Politics with minors in Latin American Studies and Portuguese. Prior to the Dialogue, Leticia interned for the Council on Foreign Relations, the Center for Justice and International Law, and the Organization of American States. She has research experience in Latin American government institutions, peace processes and transitional justice, and forced displacement. Leticia is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
On August 26, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted “ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean,” an online event. Three speakers led the discussion: Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO of GEC Risk Advisory; María José Cortés, the head of ESG at Atlas Renewable Energy; and Ben Ho, vice president of BlackRock Sustainable Investments. Devry Boughner Vorwerk, the CEO of DevryBV Sustainable Strategies and a former corporate vice president at Cargill and Grubhub, moderated the event.