Kristel Mucino is the communications coordinator for the TNI/WOLA Drug Law Reform Project. Previously, she served as a PR consultant for human rights organizations and advertising agencies. Ms. Mucino was a reporter for a national Hispanic TV network, V-Me, for which she covered the 2008 UN General Assembly and the 2008 U.S. presidential election. She has done freelancing for BBC-Mundo, and published opinion pieces in Mexican newspapers Reforma and El Universal. More recently, Ms. Mucino coordinated the press strategy around a forced disappearance case that reached the Inter-American Court on Human Rights. The Court’s historic ruling was the first against the Mexican military for a human rights violation during that country’s Dirty War. She also contributed to a New York City Commission on Human Rights’ film project profiling civil rights movement leaders. In 2007, Ms. Mucino coordinated the first high-profile gala in Mexico City to raise awareness about human rights and raise funds for artist Peter Gabriel's NGO, WITNESS. Ms. Mucino graduated from Boston University College of Communications and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she received the Maria Moors Cabot scholarship.