Charlotte Watiez

Corporate Relations Manager @ Meridian

Charlotte Watiez is the Corporate Relations Manager at Meridian International Center. In this capacity, she manages business development and private sector engagement efforts across the organization at large. She also develops corporate programming and leads the Meridian Corporate Council’s partnerships with international institutions, as well as the corporate diplomacy fellowship program. While at Meridian, she has previously held both the Corporate Relations Coordinator and Development Associate roles.

Prior to joining Meridian in January 2018, Charlotte served on the member relations team at Sister Cities International, where she directly managed both domestic and international constituent inquiries and supported the growth and development of the Cities Seeking Cities citizen diplomacy exchange program. She has also recently worked as part of the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative through the Virtual Student Federal Service program at the U.S. Department of State.

Originally from New York City, Charlotte is a French-American dual citizen and holds a B.A. in Anthropology from The George Washington University. She speaks fluent French and is conversational in Spanish. She has lived and worked in Buenos Aires, Argentina.