Aybar Perlender
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Areas of Expertise
Area of Study: Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration

    Mr. Aybar has served in several positions at the National Social Security Administration of Argentina. Prior to accepting the Humphrey Fellowship he served as General Director of Benefits, authorizing pensions for millions of beneficiaries in his country. During the last 13 years he served in public management positions in three levels of government. He is currently Vice President of Contemporanea Foundation, a nongovernmental organization aimed at training young social and political leaders, and a member of Political Action Network, a civil organization that promotes dialogue among politicians and to strengthen the relationship between civil society and political leaders.  Mr. Aybar earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the Catholic University of Argentina in Buenos Aires, studied Portuguese language at University of Brasilia (Brazil), and then completed an intensive course on public administration at Georgetown University in Washington DC. During his year at the Humphrey School Mr. Aybar aims to learn analytical and executive tools in public policies, particularly in social policies focused on young people who neither work nor study. He believes that sharing with people from other cultures will be invaluable to learn about other experiences that could be applied in his country.