Marinelly Diaz Saporiti

Senior Advisor Global South, Mexico City

Marinelly is passionate about global development issues, particularly inequality, which is why she has worked in public policy for her entire career. With close to 20 years of experience, she has worked at the intersection of public policy issues, having participated in government, lead a nonprofit dedicated to promote access to justice, and occupied in-house roles at leading tech and consumer products companies, like Facebook and Empresas Polar. A lawyer by training, her areas of expertise include regulation, advocacy, cross-sector partnerships, and programs across a range of areas such as economic development, gender equality and digital literacy.

Marinelly is Venezuelan and comes from a traditional Italian family that migrated to Caracas in the 1950s, which is why she loves food, wine and family above all. She’s fluent in Spanish, Italian and English.

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