Margaret Myers is director of the China and Latin America program at the Inter-American Dialogue. She received a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and conducted her graduate work at The George Washington University. She recently studied US-China relations at the Johns Hopkins University – Nanjing University Center for Chinese-American Studies. Prior to arriving at the Dialogue, she worked as an analyst for the US government, which required her to travel throughout Latin America and East Asia. She also previously served as a Spanish and Chinese teacher for Virginia Public Schools.