Kara Andrade


Kara Andrade has more than two decades of experience in various sectors, including journalism and media, social entrepreneurship, public health, research, and development, launching and supporting projects in more than twenty countries. She has focused on the adoption of innovations and the telling of more inclusive narratives to solve common democracy problems. 

As an Ashoka fellow and Fulbright scholar, she traveled to her native Guatemala and co-founded HablaCentro Informatics NFP and LLC, a network of citizen journalism and information sharing hubs in Latin America that shared reliable and timely updates from the ground during crisis. 

Kara is also a poet and adjunct professor with an M.J. from the University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. from American University’s School of Communication.

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