The Ronald S. Lauder Fellowship Program - World Jewish Congress

I am Sofia Schuartzman Wagnes, I am 22 years old, and I was born and raised in Asuncion, Paraguay. Regarding my professional carrier I am finishing the fifth year of a six-year long Law degree in the “Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Asuncion”. My native language is Spanish, but I speak English as my first language, Portuguese, and the native tongue of Paraguay Guarani. I am currently working in an international Law firm in contracts, international agreements, and bond emissions. I have occupied different leadership positions in my community and want to represent it further. Community service has been a focal point in my life, I have volunteered in legal defense for children, legal defense to help information access, and volunteering in vaccination centers to help during the pandemic. One of my goals is to attain knowledge and experience to apply It and improve the living conditions in my country.