Secretary General, Inter-Amercian Bar Association
Lourdes Venes is an attorney-at-law. She has been admitted to the D.C. Bar, New York State Bar, and the Lima Bar. She earned a Master of Law in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Sciences from the University of Lima.
Lourdes has served on leadership roles and is the Secretary General of the Inter-American Bar Association, has been leading the Inter-American Bar Association D.C. Chapter, and has represented the IABA at UNCITRAL Working Groups II and III meetings. Lourdes is a member of the George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees and serves on its Nominating and Governance Committee. She has been Advisor to the Peruvian Minister of Justice leading the design of an anticorruption project, supporting the development of the business and human rights plan, and working on judicial reform issues, among others.