Agustina Palencia

Senior Program Associate, LAC and Stakeholder Engagement

Agustina joined the Bank Information Center in 2021 as a Senior Program Associate for the Latin America and Stakeholder Engagement Programs.

Agustina has over six years of relevant work experience in development conducting research (both qualitative and quantitative) and managing projects in the human rights area, particularly related to democracy and accountability. She has experience in a broad range of topics in development, including gender, transparency, open governance, modernization of the state, accountability, civic participation, anti-corruption, international financial institutions, and grievance mechanisms. In addition, she has vast experience working on Development Finance Institutions (DFIs)-related issues and topics, including environmental and social safeguards and other operational policies. 

As a Fulbright Scholar, Agustina received her master's degree in international development studies from George Washington University. She earned a B.A. degree in international affairs at Universidad Siglo 21 in Argentina. 

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