WYA Latin America Welcomes New Director of Operations







WYA Latin America Welcomes New Director of Operations WYA Latin America is excited to welcome its new Latin American Director of Operations, Christel Sonnekalb. She hails from Colonia Tovar, a town in the northern of Venezuela. Christel completed her Bachelors in the Univ. of Southern Indiana, USA, and successfully graduated from the Eberhard-Karls University of Tubingen, Germany, with a Masters in Peace Research and International Politics. She has done internships with Mr. Peter Weiss, Member of the German Parliament, as well as with the Venezuelan Mission to the UN in New York. Prior to joining WYA, Christel worked in different projects for Helvetas, the Swiss Development Cooperation Organization in Zurich and has been Co-Manager in the Family Business. Christel dreams of visiting Bhutan and loves to travel; one of the last adventures account an excursion with the Peace Boat from Aqaba, Jordan to Barcelona, Spain.

We are thrilled to have her on board and are very excited at everything she will contribute to WYA!