Claudia Gonzalez

Senior Program Coordinator

Claudia Gonzalez is the Senior Program Coordinator, focused on the organization’s Latin America programs. She oversees the ¡Exprésate! LGBTQI+ and Women’s Rights Reporting Initiative and leads Adelante reporting fellowships to the Northern Triangle, Colombia, Mexico, and the U.S.-Mexico border. Additionally, she manages the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. Claudia moonlights as a yoga teacher and offers trauma-informed yoga classes for the IWMF community. She is a proud member of the IWMF #bikegang and a true millennial who loves to eat avocado toast.

Claudia joined the organization in 2017 because of her commitment to gender equality. As a Program Coordinator, she supported the Adelante Reporting Initiative and the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative before its conclusion. Claudia began her career at Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa (AGE Africa), an organization that supports young women’s access to secondary education in Malawi.

Claudia completed her bachelor’s degree in International Studies, focused on International Development, and her bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Latin American Area Studies at American University.

Photo by Celia Talbot Tobin.