Elida Caballero Cabrera
Senior Director, Campaigns & Advocacy Programs
Washington, DC, US
Elida joined WEC in 2020, and she works on advancing reproductive rights in Latin America through political, communicational and advocacy strategies, especially in El Salvador, Honduras, Chile and Mexico. As a lawyer, she has worked in multiple countries in the region to ensure that reproductive rights are available to the most vulnerable populations.
Previously, Elida was a Senior Advocacy Adviser for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Center for Reproductive Rights. She also worked at the World Bank Group in the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) and the health departments of the South Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean regions. Prior to that, Elida worked as a Legal Counselor at the Mission of Panama to the Organization of American States (OAS), at the Embassy of Panama in Washington, DC, and at the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law.
She also consulted for the Social Entrepreneurship Program Project at the legal department in the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and was an editorial staffer of the International Law Review and the Sustainable Development Law & Policy Review at the Washington College of Law.
Elida received her law degree in University Santa Maria La Antigua in Panama, and her LLM at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.
Elida is a native Spanish speaker and proficient in Portuguese.