Senior Program Coordinator
Claudia Gonzalez is the Senior Program Coordinator for the IWMF. She focuses on the organization’s programs in Latin America, overseeing the ¡Expresaté! Reporting Initiative on LGBTQI+ and Women’s Rights and implementing the Adelante Reporting Initiative and Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas program. She also manages the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. Claudia moonlights as a yoga teacher and leads 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 IWMF in 2017 as a program coordinator, supporting the Adelante Reporting Initiative and the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. She was drawn to the IWMF because of her commitment to gender equality. 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.