International Program Specialist Natalie Burg is an International Program Specialist with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP), a division of the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Ms. Burg supports the implementation of projects in Latin America. Prior to joining CLDP, she worked on bilateral technical assistance programs at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the Tax and Crime Unit and facilitated projects and bilateral agreements with partners in Honduras, Mexico, Costa Rica, Kenya, the Maldives, and Tunisia, among others. Most recently, she completed a Fulbright study/research scholarship in Guatemala, where she conducted research on climate change adaptation strategies with small coffee farmers, and a macrodata project studying remittances and poverty at the municipal level. She has also contributed to economic development and research in positions at the Brookings Institution, Northwestern University, and UNESCO. She holds a Master’s in International Economic Policy from Sciences Po Paris, and a degree in economics and political science with a minor in music from Northwestern University. She’s originally from Minnesota and speaks Spanish and French.