Silvia Santacruz is the 2008-09 Warren Brookes Journalism Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Silvia is working on a documentary that will showcase developing countries’ right to be enriched through capital-intensive extractive industries such as energy and mining.
Silvia is the writer-editor at www.ecuadorminingnews.com, a bilingual (English and Spanish) investor relations website for international investors with Ecuador holdings. Previously, she was a business reporter at El Comercio newspaper in Quito, Ecuador, and freelanced for several dailies and magazines both in Ecuador and the United States.
Silvia holds a master’s degree in business journalism from CUNY Baruch College, in New York, and an undergraduate degree in economics from the Polytechnic University in Guayaquil, Ecuador. She resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.