Laura Z.

Chief of Party USAID/Mexico Human Rights Public Policy Activity

Master's DegreeDuke University

Mexico City, Mexico


Project operations management experience in highly unstable regions. Strong project design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation skills. Expertise in: human rights, conflict mitigation and transition, demobilization and reintegration, reparations and reconciliation. Ample knowledge of legal and operational frameworks with USAID and the U.S. State Department. Strong organizational and writing skills both in English and Spanish. Ability to lead teams, work under pressure, analyze and propose policy shifts, relate to senior level officials and participate in decision-making processes. Focused, committed and hard working. Interested in challenges – two-time marathon finisher.


  • procurement process
  • public administration
  • torts / conflict resolution
  • international development
  • usaid
  • united states
  • colombia
  • mexico
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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