Co-founder of Instituto RIA, a Mexican civil society organization. Masters in public policy from Harvard University Specialist on social justice, development, and peace building framework
Talks covered by this speaker
Critical review of Mexico’s security policy
Legal regulation of drugs: A policy to transform the state and organized criminal organizations
Categories covered by Zara
About this Speaker
Zara Snapp is the co-founder of Instituto RIA, a Mexican civil society organization that undertakes research and advocacy within a social justice, development, and peace building framework. For the past decade, she has engaged deeply in the legislative and judicial drug policy reform processes in Mexico, as well as participating in regional and international advocacy at the Organization of American States and the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs. From 2014-2017, she led the Latin American strategy for the Global Commission on Drug Policy.
Zara has a master’s in public policy from Harvard University and a political science degree from the University of Colorado. Zara writes frequently on innovations in drug policy, including legal regulation, social justice, and equity. She is the author of the book, Dictionary of Drugs.