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Jazmin Aguilar Rangel

Intern, Mexico Institute

Full Biography

Jazmin Aguilar Rangel is currently a staff intern at the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She assumed this role mid-January 2022. 

Jazmin is currently a senior at the University of California, Berkeley majoring with a B.A. in Global Studies with a concentration in Peace and Conflict and a regional focus in Latin America and minoring in Public Policy. In addition, Jazmin completed her International Baccalaureate Diploma at the United World College-USA. She grew up in Michoacan, México, and moved to the USA to complete her high school and university studies. Her background of living in these two countries sparked her interest in studying the México and USA bilateral relationship. 

Last summer, Jazmin completed a virtual internship with People in Need, a non-governmental non-profit organization founded on the ideals of humanism, freedom, equality, and solidarity. She interned under the sector of Human Rights Support in Cuba where her tasks consisted of classification, consolidation, and translation of cases of human rights abuses from the Cuban government. Moreover, Jazmin was selected as an IRLE (Institute for Research on Labor & Employment) x LEI (Latinx and the Environment Institution) Research Fellow for the 2021 - 2022 academic year. Throughout her academic and professional background, she has strengthened her passion for advocacy, conflict resolution, and human rights.