Gillea Benitez serves as the Vice President of Operations for GWL’s Annual Conference. She is a first-year MA student concentrating in conflict management with a focus on international security and East Asia. Gillea is focused on pursuing a career in political risk analysis.
Prior to SAIS, Gillea was a program officer for a local Washington, DC non-profit where she worked on a US Department of State grant facilitating international exchanges with professionals from Southeast Asia. Gillea graduated with a BA in international studies from Boston College and studied abroad in Beijing, China.