Maite Gonzalez Latorre is a program assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, where she contributes to advancing the center’s Caribbean, Caribbean- China, and Summit of the Americas work. Throughout her time at the Atlantic Council, Gonzalez Latorre has successfully managed the Caribbean Energy Working Group, provided critical support for the Summit of the Americas programming, and significantly contributed to the development and implementation of the center’s communications and social media strategies.

Prior to her time at the Atlantic Council, Gonzalez Latorre worked as a research specialist at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in Santiago, Chile. Prior to that, she worked as a bilingual Spanish/English teacher in Edmonton, Alberta; and as a research consultant at Halford Consulting, a consulting firm in the field of leadership and governance transitions. Originally from Chile, Gonzalez Latorre has lived in Canada, Spain, and the United States. She holds a Master of Arts in international relations with concentrations in Latin American and Caribbean studies and international development from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Education in Spanish and English as a second language from the University of Alberta. She is a native Spanish speaker.