Jessica F. Chilin-Hernández
Class of 2021
Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador
Jessica F. Chilin-Hernández is a second-year student at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service where she is pursuing a Master's in Latin American Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Global Human Development. At SFS, she is involved with the SFS Energy Club Leadership Team, and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Forum. She currently serves as Assistant Director to Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor engaging questions of workers’ rights and the future of the U.S. labor movement. Prior to joining the Kalmanovitz Initiative, she worked for the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. Jessica is a 2012 graduate from the College of William & Mary. While at W&M, Jess was actively involved in the Latin-American Student Union and Muslims Student Association.
Concentration: Political Economy and Development
Research Area – Substantive: Remittances and Development, Labor and Migration Studies, International Political Economy, Energy Security and Policy
Research Area – Geographic: Southern Cone, Middle East and North Africa