Ana Velez is one of the Latin America Program Assistants. In her position, she works mostly with programs in the Washington, D.C. office.
Ana graduated from American University with a B.A. in International Studies, with a focus on Justice, Ethics, and Human Rights in the Western Hemisphere. During her time at American she focused on human rights and socio-political issues in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Triangle.
Before joining Race and Equality, she interned as a legal assistant in an immigration firm. She is originally from Puerto Rico. She is completely fluent in both English and Spanish and has intermediate knowledge of French.