Maricarmen Plata Rovetto de Royo, Secretary for Access to Rights and Equity, Organization of American States
Maricarmen Plata is the secretary for access to rights and equity at the Organization of American States (OAS), a position she has held since March 2021. Before joining the OAS, Plata was a partner at Anzola Robles and Associates from 2003 to 2018 and an associate attorney at Sucre Arias Reyes. She founded and cofounded both Plan B Divorce and Virtù Atelier Legal. She is also a member of the board at HOPSA, S.A. Plata graduated with an LLM from the University of Cambridge and earned undergraduate degrees from the Universidad Latina de Panamá and the Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands. She completed a degree in law and political science from Panama’s Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua.