Ana Paula Castillo-Mendez

Collaborating Editor and Panama Workshop Facilitator

Ana Paula Castillo-Mendez studied Communication Studies at Concordia University with an emphasis in Film Production and collaborated on the Panama segment of the project. Born and raised in Venezuela, she lived for a year in Hungary and now lives in Canada. She has worked for AFS –an international cultural exchange and educational non-profit organization– which helps youth with adaptation and understanding of different cultures. Moved by a passion for Latin American politics and culture, immigration rights, and intercultural relationships, her aspiration is to create compelling media projects that challenge decision makers.