Lissa Ree Weinmann

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"Ms. Weinmann is expert on Latin American political economy with a long-time special interest in embargoes and U.S.-Cuba policy. She directed the Cuba Project at the World Policy Institute from 1998 to 2010, a national educational program on the socio-economic impact U.S. policy toward Cuba on diverse national interests, Cuban Americans and Cuba itself...Before coming to WPI, she was vice president of Abernathy MacGregor Inc. in New York, a top U.S. investor relations / communications firm, where she specialized in Latin American corporate and government clients. .. Ms. Weinmann was a founder and director of a... national coalition of prominent Americans who worked to normalize food and medical trade with Cuba: Americans for Humanitarian Trade with Cuba.

"She serves as Vice President of the Brattleboro Film Festival in Brattleboro, Vermont and co-owner of ‘The Laundromat,’ a multi-media cooperative arts space in Brattleboro, Vermont."[1]

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  1. World Policy Institute Lissa Ree Weinmann, organizational web page, accessed April 4, 2018.