Mauricio Claver-Carone - BiographyMauricio Claver-Carone
is the executive director of Cuba Democracy Advocates in Washington, D.C., a nonpartisan organization dedicated to the promotion of human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Cuba. In an independent capacity, Mauricio is a co-founder and director of the U.S.-Cuba Democracy PAC, the largest, single foreign-policy political committee in the United States and the largest Hispanic political committee in history.
He has served as an attorney-adviser for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Prior to his work in government, he served as a clinical assistant professor at The Catholic University of America's School of Law and as an adjunct professor at The George Washington University's National Law Center. A prodigious writer, Claver-Carone’s work has been featured in a variety of publications including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, The Hill, The Georgetown Journal of International Law and the Yale Journal of International Affairs.
A leading commentator on issues of international affairs, Claver-Carone is also the editor of the blog Capitol Hill Cubans, and host of the foreign policy show "From Washington Al Mundo" on Sirius-XM's Cristina Radio (Channel 153). He has presented congressional testimony before the Committees on Foreign Affairs, the Judiciary and Natural Resources of the U.S. House of Representatives. Poder Magazine has recognized Mauricio as one of 20 entrepreneurs, executives, leaders and artists under 40 who are shaping the future of the U.S. and the world.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rollins College, Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America and Master of Law in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center.