Emilio Arango


Emilio Arango is the digital coordinator in the communications and external affairs department at Vera. In his role, Emilio collaborates with wide array of initiatives at the Institute, leveraging social media to elevate pressing issues, developments, and events in the criminal legal system reform space. He is a key part of Vera’s digital team’s email campaign strategy, helping to drive the contributions that fund Vera's work.

Before joining Vera in 2022, Emilio worked in the fields of education and digital marketing for over a decade. While pursuing a master’s degree, he interned at the United Nations in 2022 and consequently decided to pursue a career in human rights issues, leading him to the Institute.

Emilio holds a BA in international studies from the University of Florida and an MA from Florida International University.