Veronica Machtey - World Jewish Congress

Veronica Machtey

International Legal Associate

Verónica Machtey serves as International Legal Associate at the World Jewish Congress managing global programs and building partnerships across sectors and cultures. Previously she was the Director of Strategic Affairs at the Latin American Jewish Congress in Buenos Aires, where she was responsible for assessing country-specific challenges and needs of the Jewish communities in the region and providing institutional support in the areas of relationship building, diplomacy, leadership development, Anti-semitism and hate speech, interfaith dialogue, among others. From 2007 to 2011, Verónica lived in Washington DC, USA, where she worked for the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a think-tank devoted to the fight against terrorism, and for Project Interchange, a nonprofit organization that connects leaders worldwide with Israel. Verónica earned her Law degree with honors at the University of Cordoba, and holds master’s degrees in Corporate Law from the University of Buenos Aires, and Non-Profit Management from the San Andres University, Argentina.