Cecilia Paz-Ares García is a winter intern at the O’Neill Institute.
Her interests are centered around the global health security network and pandemic issues. She is also interested in human rights and worldwide equitable access to healthcare.
Prior to joining the O’Neill Institute, Paz-Ares García served as an intern analyst in NERA Economic Consulting, an intern in the National Commission of Markets and Competition, and a summer legal intern in the Competition and EU Law Department in the Spanish law firm, Uría Menéndez. Currently, she is a member of the European Law Students’ Association Group at University Carlos III, where she has served as the vice president for two years.
During her exchange year at the University of California, Berkeley, she participated as a research apprentice in a project evaluating different Brazilian municipalities’ COVID-19 policy responses to understand the effects of a decentralized health system.
Paz-Ares García is a sixth-year student at the University Carlos III in Spain, where she is obtaining her dual bachelor’s in law and economics. She has also spent an exchange year at the University of California, Berkeley.