Intern, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program
Sofía Corzo is an intern at the Inter-American Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program. A senior at Harvard University, she studies Social Studies, an interdisciplinary concentration which involves Government, Sociology, History, Economics, and Anthropology, with a focus field on human rights and transitional justice in Latin America. She plans to write her undergraduate thesis on the institutional consequences of shared-sovereignty mechanisms in Guatemala vis-à-vis democratization processes. She previously worked at the Museo Sitio de Memoria ESMA in Buenos Aires. She is currently the Secretary-General at Harvard National Model United Nations Latin America, an educational conference that will take place in June 2021. She was born and raised in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
On March 16, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue, Fundamedios, and the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Americas at the University of Miami, hosted Media and Democracy in the Americas IV, a conference that convened journalists, academics, and prominent researchers from Latin America and the United States.
On March 8, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue, WOLA, Cristosal and DPLF hosted an event to discuss the recent legislative elections in El Salvador on January 28, how democratic governance has been challenged in the country in recent years, and how the United States–El Salvador relationship can change given the new US administration.
On January 27, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with Luminate to host the webinar “Deplatforming Trump – Implications for Latin America.” The panel discussed regulation and moderation of online content and speech, its specific challenges in Latin America, and possible regulatory approaches that can ensure that digital environments uphold democratic norms and abide by international human rights standards.