Ellen Waggoner Roeder is a Program Coordinator at PYXERA Global where she provides program management and logistical support for Global Pro Bono projects.
Prior to joining PYXERA Global, Ellen worked on issues related to religious and political violence in Brazil. She served as Executive Director of a small grassroots organization dedicated to preventing assaults on practitioners of Afro-Brazilian religions. She also worked as a Marketing Analyst at a global law firm in Rio de Janeiro. Ellen holds a BA in Portuguese & Spanish from Tulane University and an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.