Hilary Smith is a graduate of Wofford College and holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the Stone Center at Tulane University. She has studied and researched extensively throughout South America, particularly in Argentina, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. Hilary was awarded Tulane’s SLA summer merit fellowship in 2010 and won both the Donald Robertson Award and the William J. Griffith Award given by the Stone Center. She taught Latin American Studies for two years at Tulane and worked for three years as an upper school Spanish teacher before moving to the Atlanta area. Hilary joined the Farmworker Rights Division of Georgia Legal Services as an outreach paralegal in 2013. In 2016, Hilary was promoted to become the Regional Operations Manager of the Farmworker Rights Division and she still assists the office with paralegal duties. Hilary is passionate about working for justice for marginalized peoples and about striving to combat inequities created and perpetuated by social structures that disproportionately disadvantage people based on race and ethnicity, among other factors.