Mary Anastasia O’Grady writes The Americas, a weekly column on politics, economics and business in Latin America and Canada that appears in the Journal every Monday. Ms. O’Grady joined the newspaper in August 1995 and became senior editor for editorial pages in December 1999. She was appointed to the Editorial Board in November 2005. She also serves on the board of directors of the Liberty Fund, based in Indianapolis.
In 2012, Ms. O’Grady won the Walter Judd Freedom Award from the Fund for American Studies. In 2009, Ms. O’Grady received the Thomas Jefferson Award from the Association of Private Enterprise Education. In 2005, Ms. O’Grady won the International Policy Network’s Bastiat Prize for Journalism for her articles on the World Bank, the informal economy in Brazil and poor US economic advice to Latin American countries. In 1997, Ms. O’Grady won the Inter American Press Association’s Daily Gleaner Award for Editorial Commentary.
Ms. O’Grady holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Assumption College and an MBA in financial management from Pace University.
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