Biography of the new directors: Juana Kweitel

Juana Kweitel has been executive director at Conectas Human Rights since December 2016. She has a Masters in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex, United Kingdom, and in Political Science from the University of Sao Paulo. She holds a postgraduate degree in Human Rights and Democratic Transition from the University of Chile, and she graduated as a lawyer at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). 

Juana serves on the Board of Trustees of Global Witness (2016), the Brazil Human Rights Fund (2014) and on ?the Advisory Board of Open Global Rights (2013). She is a member of the Assembly of Partners of the Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS, Argentina) and of the Developments in the Field Panel of the Business and Human Rights Journal, published by the Cambridge University Press.