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Olivia Soledad is the Program Coordinator at the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. In her role, she coordinates the Institute's day-to-day operations. She provides fundraising and strategic support to the director; manages the Institute's budget and grants, including submitting proposals, tracking timelines and budgets, and reporting; and organizes and executes high-level meetings and events that bring together leading U.S. and Mexican public servants and policymakers, business leaders, and scholars. Olivia co-leads the Wilson Center's cross-cutting initiative on gender-based violence, "Accessing Justice: Femicide and the Rule of Law in Latin America," where she focuses on Mexico. Prior to this position, she served as the Mexico Institute's Program Assistant, handling strategic communications, events, budgeting, and stakeholder, government, and media relations. Originally from Mexico, she previously worked at the City of Boston’s Office for Immigrant Advancement and at the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations in Geneva. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, she completed field work in Mexico concerning migration from Central America. Olivia received a B.A. in Psychology and International Relations from Boston University with concentrations in the Middle East and International Systems and World Order.