Andrea "Drea" Hightower

Andrea “Drea” Hightower is the Director of the Cuba and Middle East Programs of Global Exchange Reality Tours. She holds a BA in Latin American Studies and International Studies from the University of San Francisco.  She has worked/lived/volunteered in Mexico, El Salvador and Palestine.

Drea is from Tempe, Arizona and is a graduate of Phoenix College. She enjoys film photography, hunting for vintage buttons, hiking, and is an admitted life-long fan of the San Francisco Giants!
Topics of work 
  • US/Mexico/Central America:  free trade/fair trade 
  • Cuba:  embargo, travel restrictions, and legal travel
  • Fair trade in Palestine

If you would like to plan a speaking event with Drea, please email action [at] with the subject line: SPEAKERS BUREAU: Andrea Hightower