As Program Director, Jacqueline Strzemp manages ICFJ’s Latin America programs. She ensures grant compliance organization-wide, implements programming for the Latin America portfolio, and evaluates best practices and lessons learned that can be used for future programs.
Having lived in Spain, Peru, and Brazil, Strzemp is passionate about human rights in the Americas, especially freedom of expression and access to information, leading her to ICFJ in 2015.
Before she joined ICFJ, Strzemp worked on Freedom House’s Latin America and Caribbean Team and in the Financial Resource Management Department at the Pan-American Health Organization.
Strzemp graduated from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a master’s degree in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies in 2012 and received her bachelor’s from Sarah Lawrence College in 2008. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese.