Geysha Gonzalez – Atlantic Council Associate Director, Eurasia Center
Geysha Gonzalez is the associate director for the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council where she oversees programming. Prior to joining the Council, Ms. Gonzalez spent two years at Freedom House, a human rights and democracy watchdog, working in various roles including executive assistant to the president and program assistant for the Freedom of Expression team, where she worked on issues related to digital and physical security for human rights defenders. She also contributed to Freedom House’s flagship report, Freedom in the World, and wrote several pieces on the rise of modern dictatorships and international sporting events. Her previous experiences include work as a parliamentary assistant for the British Parliament and on Capitol Hill.
Ms. Gonzalez holds a master’s degree in history of international relations from the London School of Economics, where she focused on transatlantic relations during the Cold War in the 1960s and 1980s. She earned her bachelor’s in international affairs with a focus on European politics from Marquette University and spent a year at King’s College London.