Bio: Emily Fuentes

Director of Communications, Open Doors USA

Emily Fuentes is the communications director at Open Doors USA. Since 2005, Fuentes has worked to bring the voices of the religiously persecuted to the attention of Americans.

Through her work with Open Doors, Fuentes has visited and gained on-the-ground experience in China, Colombia, Nigeria and Turkey.

Fuentes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Vanguard University of Southern California and a Master of Science in higher education leadership from Northwest Missouri State University. She lives and works in Santa Ana, California.

For nearly 60 years, Open Doors has worked in the world's most oppressive countries, empowering Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs. Open Doors equips persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries providing Bibles, training, programs to help women and children who have been marginalized because of their beliefs and status in society, and helping to restore communities that have been destroyed because of faith.