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CINA Virtual Distinguished Speaker Series: “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy, Security and Transnational Organized Crime in the Americas” with Celina Realuyo
January 7, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join Celina Realuyo, Professor of Practice, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University for an indepth discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, security and transnational organized crime in the Americas.
Celina Realuyo is Professor of Practice at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University where she focuses on US national security, illicit networks, transnational organized crime, counterterrorism and threat finance issues in the Americas. As a former US diplomat, international banker with Goldman Sachs, US counterterrorism official, and professor of international security affairs at the National Defense, Georgetown, George Washington, and Joint Special Operations Universities, Professor Realuyo has over two decades of international experience in the public, private, and academic sectors. She speaks regularly in English and Spanish on “Managing US National Security in 21st Century,” “The 3 R’s: Responding to Risk with Resourcefulness,” “Following the Money Trail to Combat Terrorism, Crime, and Corruption,” and “Combating the Convergence of Illicit Networks in an Age of Globalization.”
Professor Realuyo is a regular commentator in the international media, including CNN en Español, Deutsche Welle, Foreign Policy, Reuters, and Univisión and has testified before Congress on national security, terrorism, and crime issues. Read more about her background.