Class of 2024
Hometown: Hannah was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, though her family is from Mexico and Uruguay
Bio: Hannah is a second-year M.A. candidate in Latin American Studies and a member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service's undergraduate Class of 2023. She is an accelerated degree student, completing her final year of undergraduate courses for a Bachelor's of Science degree in International Politics with a concentration in Foreign Policy and Policy processes at the same time as she completed her first year in the Latin American Studies M.A. program.
Hannah has worked at Georgetown since 2021 through the BSFS Undergraduate Scholars program, first as a Research Assistant focusing on Mexico, and later, as a Research Associate for the SIGLA (States and Institutions of Governance in Latin America) political and legal database. During her undergraduate career, she served in various leadership roles for the Georgetown University College Democrats and as a coordinator for the Homelessness Outreach Programs and Education (HOPE) Friday Foods Project.
Outside of Georgetown, Hannah has worked with the migrant-rights related organizations RAICES, helped manage U.S. political campaigns, interned with Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro, and spent a year working for the Washington Office on Latin America's (WOLA) Central America program and Central America Monitor projeect. Most recently, she studied abroad through the CLAS graduate summer program in Santiago, Chile, where she interned at the women's rights NGO La Morada.
Concentration: Governance & Leadership
Research Area - Substantive: Human Rights, Gender Justice, Corruption, Regionalism, Migration, Latin American Foreign Relations, US-Latin American Relations
Research Area - Geographic: Northern Triangle, Mexico, Southern Cone