Yael Sternberg is a researcher with Eurasia Group’s Latin America practice, where she assists with coverage of the Central American, Caribbean, and Andean regions. She previously held an internship at the Ibero American General Secretariat in Madrid, where she did research on the disproportionate economic, social, and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Yael holds a B.A. in international affairs and conflict resolution from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. She spent a year living in Israel, from where she traveled across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia studying comparative politics and cultures.