Kerry Velez is a Digital and Social Media Project Manager at the Inter-American Development Bank, specializing in Caribbean and Latin American digital diplomacy. She holds a USC Annenberg Master of Public Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from Emerson College. Throughout her Master's education in public diplomacy, Kerry researched post-conflict nation-state development, nation brands and digital diplomacy and organized a conference on reconstructing national identity post-conflict. Additionally, she was a 2017-2018 USC Center on Public Diplomacy Graduate Fellow and in 2019 transitioned to be their Social Media Coordinator following the launch of the CPD Instagram. When Kerry's not working, you can find her hanging out with her dog Windsor or getting involved in local community projects.