Paula Garcia Tufro

Paula Garcia Tufro is a project director at the U.S. Institute of Peace where she leads the strategic direction and execution of USIP’s Interorganizational Global Forum, focused on great power competition in the context of state fragility in Venezuela. Prior to joining USIP, she served as the deputy director of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council and previously served in the Obama administration for eight years and she is the former director for Development and Democracy at the National Security Council.