Siria Gastelum will support our press-team.
Siria Gastelum has a Masters in Journalism from Carleton University (Canada). She also has a Communications B.A. from the Universidad de las Americas-Puebla (Mexico) and has studied media production in the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Ms. Gastelum joined the United Nations in 2008 as a programme officer with the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), where she coordinated the international launch of the INCB annual report, one of the most important UN reports on drugs. As a journalist, she worked most recently as a foreign correspondent for one of the largest TV networks in the US. She has covered a national election, natural disasters and a wide range of social issues, interviewing key decision makers such as Mexico’s presidents and leaders of the US Senate. In 2007, she won an Emmy Award of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She has also written, directed and produced documentaries that have been screened in film festivals around the world. She has also worked as the editorial coordinator of a national magazine and written for several publications in English and Spanish. Ms. Gastelum has also worked as a communications designer implementing awareness campaigns for one of Mexico's top universities.