Alejandro Aguayo

Alejandro is the Compliance Officer for Race and Equality. In this role, he is tasked with reviewing organizational compliance policies, overseeing contract implementation and follow-up with contractors, as well as providing staff and consultants with training regarding procurement policies and procedures. Alejandro works closely with Senior Leadership, the Finance team and Programs to ensure effective organizational implementation of internal policies. Prior to this role, Alejandro was the Latin America Program Assistant at Race and Equality, where he provided logistical and programmatic support to the Race and Equality’s projects, as well as performing daily operational tasks for the Washington, DC office. He was also tasked with exploring new methods for improving the organization’s program impact and new development opportunities.

Before joining Race and Equality, Alejandro was an intern at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, where he supported the Contracts and Grants department monitoring the implementation of various regional democracy projects, including some in Latin America and the Caribbean. Alejandro monitored federal compliance measures and supported the procurement of goods and services.

Alejandro has an M.A. in International Commerce and Policy in 2015 from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and a B.A. in Global Affairs in 2012. His focuses on human rights violations, democracy, and economic development in the Americas. He has research experience in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and his native country of Bolivia.

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