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Julia Pomares

Executive Director, Centro de Implementación de Políticas Públicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento (CIPPEC)
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Julia Pomares is Executive Director of the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) since 2015. She previously served as Director of the Program of Political Institutions of CIPPEC, where she focused her research on the conditions of political competition, both in terms of access to power and its exercise.
Ms. Pomares served as policy adviser in the United Kingdom and was in charge of the monitoring and evaluation of the electoral decentralization in Guatemala. She has a PhD in Political Science and a Master’s in Comparative Politics and Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science. As a specialist in public policy research and project evaluation, she collaborated with international organizations and think tanks, among them the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, UNICEF and the Organization of American States (OAS).