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Zaida Marquez

Communications and Advocacy Officer, Latin America

Crisis Group Role

Zaida Marquez joined Crisis Group in January 2019. As Communications and Advocacy Officer for the Latin American Program, Zaida coordinates outreach and communications plans in the region in coordination with the communications team in Brussels and with the Latin American program in order to expand International Crisis Group's impact and influence in the region.

Professional Background

Before Crisis Group, Zaida was working in human rights and international development as a campaigner/communications officer for more than a decade at organizations such as Amnesty International, OXFAM, the World Food Program and several USAID development projects in Latin America. Zaida holds an MA in Communications, DESS cultural organizations management, and a BA in Communications and Cultural Studies.


  • English (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Spanish (fluent)