Our Specialists.

Chief of Party, Human Rights Accountability Activity Cristina Hardaga Fernández

Cristina Hardaga Fernández is the chief of party of the Human Rights Accountability Activity (RED-DH), a five-year USAID-funded project focused on enhancing the capacity and commitment of the Mexican government to provide effective and accountable responses to grave human rights violations, such as forced disappearances and torture. She has more than 15 years’ experience working on issues related to human rights and gender equality. Prior to this role, Ms. Fernández worked on the EnfoqueDH project from 2015 to 2020. Ms. Fernández studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and specialized in Human Rights and Democratization Processes at the University of Chile.