Angela Chavez is an assistant director in the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, where she focuses on Venezuela. During her time at the Atlantic Council, Angela has led the design, implementation, and evaluation of international development programs, and has served as liaison between the Council and its funders, as well as local partners. Angela previously worked as a program manager and business development analyst at My Business Matches, a technology company that provides a business matchmaking software solution. She also worked with the Albright Stonebridge Group, a strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm, where she split her time between the former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s team and the Operations team, supporting policy research, and planning both internal and external events. Angela is originally from Caracas, Venezuela. She is a native Spanish-speaker, fluent in English, and proficient in French. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from American University.