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Olivia Soledad

Olivia Soledad

Special Assistant and Project Administrator


Olivia Soledad is the special assistant to the vice president and project administrator in the Office of Race and Equity Research at the Urban Institute, where she provides administrative support to Shena Ashley and manages special projects. Before joining Urban, Soledad worked at the Wilson Center as the Mexico Institute’s program coordinator. Soledad also co-led the Wilson Center’s cross-cutting initiative on gender-based violence.

Soledad holds BAs in psychology and international relations from Boston University with concentrations in international organizations and Middle East and North Africa studies.

Research Areas

Structural Racism