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Event RecapMay 5, 2022
Red de Apoyo: Lessons from the Colombian peace process for Venezuelan female democratic leaders
A virtual discussion on how Venezuelan women leaders could learn from Colombian women’s leadership leading up to and during the 2016 Colombian Peace Accords.
ReportFeb 23, 2022
US-China vaccine diplomacy: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean
By María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Bosco Marti, Riyad Insanally and Claudia Trevisan
The implications of diverging COVID-19 responses, notably at the onset of the pandemic’s rise in the region, will reverberate beyond the health sector. What might the differing US and China pandemic approaches portend for future influence in the region?
In the NewsJan 6, 2022
Wazim Mowla and Isabel Bernhard in Global Americans: Why Might Taiwan’s Allies in Latin America and the Caribbean Soon Look to China?
On January 6, 2022, Wazim Mowla and Isabel Bernhard co-authored an article in Global Americans, "Why Might Taiwan’s Allies in Latin America and the Caribbean Soon Look to China?"
Isabel Bernhard is an assistant director at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. She specializes in report writing, grant monitoring, event planning, and foreign language translation for the Brazil and China–Latin America portfolios.
Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, Bernhard interned at the US Department of State, the Inter-American Dialogue, and the municipal government of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was a four-year Spanish interpreter for the Boston Housing Authority.
Bernhard’s commentary on US-China-Latin America relations has been published in the Diplomat and Global Americans. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies (Political Science) from Harvard University and a Masters in Latin American Studies from the University of Oxford. She speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, and Taiwanese.