Cecilia Nahón

Cecilia Nahón is Executive Director of the Model G20 Initiative at the School of International Service (SIS) at American University in Washington, DC, and teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses at that university. Previously, she served as Ambassador of Argentina to the United States, G20 Sherpa of Argentina and Secretary of International Economic Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of Argentina. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the Latin American School of Social Sciences (FLACSO), a Master of Science in Development Studies from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA).

Ms. Nahón has extensive experience teaching at the University of Buenos Aires, the National University of Quilmes, and FLACSO and has published numerous academic articles and opinion pieces in Argentina, Europe and the US. In her role as Ambassador as well as throughout her career she had the opportunity to deliver speeches and presentations in universities, labor and business organizations, think tanks and international institutions, among others. She is a frequent contributor to media outlets in Argentina and the US.