Valeria Scorza (BIO)Executive Director of Avina Americas (FA’s 501c3 legal entity) and the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Fundación Avina. Previous to her current role, she led Avina’s Political Innovation and Migration Programs. Prior to joining Avina in 2015, Valeria was deputy director for Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (ProDESC), a non-governmental organization that promotes labour, land, and territory rights in Latin America. She has also worked at the International Center for Transitional Justice and Amnesty International in New York City, and participated in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). Valeria holds a BA Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a master’s degree in International Relations from Columbia University in New York City. She serves on the International Advisory Board of the Business and Human Rights Center and Boards of the Human Rights & Business Award, Ethos Laboratorio de Políticas Públicas and Equis Justicia para las Mujeres.