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All of our attorneys were born in Latin America and work in the region, as do many of the other members of our team. Our team works in offices in South America, Central America and North America.

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Gladys Martínez de Lemos
Executive Director
Costa Rica
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Anna Cederstav
Deputy Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer
United States
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Vania Albarracín Silva
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Bolivia
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Liliana Ávila
Coordinator, Human Rights and Environment Program
Colombia
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Sofía Barquero
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Costa Rica
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Camila Bartelega
Fellow, Climate Program
Brazil
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Erina Batista
Attorney, Human Rights and Environment Program
Brazil
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David Cañas
Scientific Advisor
Ecuador
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Santiago Cané
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Argentina
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Emilia Carrara
Development Coordinator
United States
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José David Castilla
Attorney, Human Rights and the Environment Program
Colombia
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Bryslie Cifuentes Velasco
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Guatemala
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María Paula Conrado Martínez
Junior scientist, Ecosystems Program
Colombia
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Javier Dávalos Gonzalez
Coordinator, Climate Program
Ecuador
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Laura Yaniz Estrada
Communications consultant
Mexico
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Gisselle García
Attorney, Climate Program
Mexico
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María José González-Bernat
Co-coordinator, Ecosystems Program
Colombia
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Yasmin Granados
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Costa Rica
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Jennifer Hernández
Finance and Administration Assistant
Mexico
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Geraldine Izaguirre López
Attorney, Climate Program
Peru
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Diego Lillo Goffreri
Senior attorney, Ecosystems Program
Chile
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María Angélica Londoño
Human Resources Officer
Colombia
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Jorge Lu Palencia
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Guatemala
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Cristina Lux
Attorney, Climate Program
Chile
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Verónica Méndez
Senior attorney, Climate Program
Mexico
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Anna Miller
Communications Director
United States
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Fernanda Núñez Espinosa
Visual Coordinator
Colombia
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Abril Oliveros
Administrative Associate
Mexico
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Florencia Ortúzar Greene
Senior attorney
Chile
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Javier Oviedo Gonzalez
Scientific Advisor
Costa Rica
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Manuel Páez Ramírez
Attorney, Human Rights and Environment Program
Colombia
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Rosa Peña Lizarazo
Senior attorney, Human Rights and Environment Program
Colombia
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Santiago Piñeros
Attorney, Ecosystems Program
Colombia
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Francisco Pinilla
Digital communications strategist
Brazil
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Victor Quintanilla Sangüeza
Content Coordinator
Mexico
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Valentina Raad
Fundraising assistant
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Marcella Ribeiro d'Ávila Lins Torres
Senior attorney, Human Rights and Environment Program
Brazil
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Anayantzin Robles Méndez
Administrative Manager
Mexico
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Mariamalia Rodriguez Chaves
Attorney Ecosystems Program
Costa Rica
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Yenny Rodríguez Junco
Senior attorney, Ecosystems Program
Colombia
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Jessica Solórzano
Economics specialist, Ecosystems Program
Brazil
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Claudia Velarde Ponce de León
Co-coordinator, Ecosystems Program
Bolivia
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Stephanie Weiss Müller
Project Coordinator, Ecosystems Program
Bolivia
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Eli Wilkins-Malloy
Development Director
United States

AIDA Board of Directors

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Manuel Morales
President
Ecuador
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Mónica Roa
Vice President
Colombia
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Martin Wagner
Treasurer
United States
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Rafael González
Secretary
Costa Rica
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Jennifer Astone
Member
United States
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Nicole Etchart
Member
United States
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Xavier Martínez
Member
Mexico
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Manuel Pulgar Vidal
Member
Peru
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Maria Amália Souza
Member
Brazil
Gustavo Alanís
President, Mexican Environmental Law Center (CEMDA)
Rafael Gonzalez
President, Justice for Nature (JPN)
Manuel Morales
President, Executive Director, ECOLEX
Jerónimo Rodriguez
Environment Program Coordinator in Colombia, German Cooperation Agency
Pedro Solano
Vice-President, Executive Director, Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA)
Margot Venton
Secretary, Staff Lawyer, Ecojustice
Martin Wagner
Chief Financial Officer, International Program Managing Attorney, Earthjustice

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