Pedro Dana is the Program Manager for the IWMF’s Latin America Reporting Initiative, Adelante, which regularly takes him to Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and the U.S.-Mexico border. When not in the field for reporting trips, you can find him trying to convince others to join the IWMF #bikegang and telling stories about his two silly cats, Mia and Osito.
Pedro joined the IWMF in 2015 in order to combine this commitment press freedom with his passion for gender equality. Previously, he worked at the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), an affiliate of the Organization of American States (OAS), where he implemented programs supporting local journalists, human rights defenders, and civil society organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Pedro is from São Paulo, Brazil and holds a bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.