Nadia joined the Thomson Reuters Foundation in April 2018. As a Legal Officer for North America, she handles legal pro bono projects from TrustLaw’s community of NGOs and social enterprises and supports strategic legal research programmes on regional and cross-border issues. She also develops TrustLaw’s relationships with our members, particularly those based in the West Coast of the United States.
Nadia has a special focus on human trafficking and women’s rights. Prior to joining the Foundation, Nadia worked as a Supervising Attorney of the Survivors of Violence Unit at the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), a leading immigrant rights organization in the United States. Nadia represented survivors of human trafficking and violent crimes before law enforcement agencies and in immigration court. Nadia also worked in private practice as an international lawyer with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and as an in-house counsel in a leading consumer company in Mexico.
Nadia is a qualified lawyer in the United States and Mexico. She received a Master’s Degree from Columbia Law School, where she earned the Parker School Recognition of Achievement in International and Comparative Law. Nadia also holds a Law Degree from Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León.
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