Mr. Hierro Sánchez received his law degree from the University of Havana in 2014. Since then he has worked as a professor at the University of Havana, and was appointed as a judge to the Provincial Court of Havana in 2016. Prior to starting his career in academia Mr. Hierro Sánchez worked as a community organizer for partial elections in the province of Havana. He was appointed by the National Electoral Commission to manage grassroots advocacy efforts and worked as a community speaker on the Cuban electoral system. In addition he worked as an Assistant to the Commission on Reform of the Cuban Law of Civil, Administrative, Labor and Economic Procedure. Mr. Hierro Sánchez’s areas of focus are public policy implementation and leadership for change. He hopes that the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program will help him improve Cuba's social and economic development.