Gerardo Torres

Program Manager, Foreign Press Center Programs @ Meridian

Gerardo Torres joined Meridian International Center as a Program Manager for the GlobalConnect Division's Foreign Press Center programs in December 2019.

Before joining Meridian, Gerardo worked as a Program Officer with the Innovation for Change initiative at Counterpart International, where he coordinated the activities that took place throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and supported the organization of training courses, workshops, and conferences around the world.

Gerardo has wide-ranging experience in the international development, research, and journalism sectors. He previously worked as a journalist in the Northern Triangle of Central America, Spain, and the United States, and has conducted Design Thinking workshops in over 5 countries. He also served as an intern at CSIS and the Cato Institute, two of Washington DC's most prestigious think tanks.

Gerardo has a BA in Journalism and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and is currently pursuing his MBA at Georgetown's University McDonough School of Business. He is fluent in English and Spanish.