Liliana Fajardo Cantero

Liliana Fajardo Cantero is the Assistant Legal Services Director for IRAP’s Global Legal Services. In this role, Liliana manages administrative and casework systems and procedures for IRAP’s global Legal Services team.

Before joining IRAP, Liliana worked for the Protection and Legal Affairs Department of the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, where she managed immigration and criminal cases, assisting unaccompanied children and incarcerated Mexican nationals in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey. Liliana’s previous experiences include being a Youth Delegate for the Mexican Delegation at the United Nations and a research assistant at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies in Washington D.C.

Liliana holds a Master of Laws from the University of Melbourne in Australia, with a focus on International Law and Human Rights, and a Bachelor of Laws from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Guadalajara, Mexico.