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 Energetic, carismatic, positive attitude, strategic, extensive experience in the social sector in Latin America; expert on working with journalism and news media; good at design of media strategy; experience with television, radio and internet.

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 - FUNDACION AVINA (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Latin America Communication Project Manager at the Communication Office. January 2006 to date. AVINA is a not-for-profit organization which works jointly with civil society leaders and the business sector in their initiatives for sustainable development. Avina has 21 offices in the region and an investment budget of about 23 million dollars yearly, making it one of the major foundations of its kind in the region. At the Communications Office I am in charge of managing the Latin America projects aiming at make sustainable development and AVINA more visible among several audiences. Amongst the main projects under my supervision are:

AVINA Journalistic Awards (a collaboration initiative with news media which has received over 1100 proposals and mobilized around 1800 journalists from 25 countries; 111 grants were given and their journalistic works published/broadcast in major Latin American media reaching an estimated 90 million people. Estimated budget for the first two editions: 800,000 dollars).

 

- MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA (Bogotá, Colombia). Head of the International Cooperation Office. January through December 2005. Advisory to the Minister Cecilia María Vélez. Amongst my main responsibilities were the development of cooperation relations with other governments (Mexico, France and Australia specially), multilateral agencies (in particular UNESCO, OAS and SECAB) and with the private sector. Key achievements: the cooperation office regained credibility (lost during previous tenures) among the Minister herself and ministry executives; managed a team of 6 professionals; acted as point person for the Convenio Andrés Bello and represented the Minister at different national and international meetings; support defend Colombia´s position at meetings of ministers of education from America (in Tobago, 2005) and in UNESCO general assembly (Paris, 2005).

 

- FUNDACION NUEVO PERIODISMO IBEROAMERICANO (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia). Projects Coordinator. November 2000 to December 2004. The New Journalism Foundation is a training center for journalists in Latin America founded and presided by Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez. Amongst my major responsibilities were international fundraising and the coordination of the calls, selection, logistics and evaluation of journalism workshops and seminars taking place in Cartagena and other Latin American cities. Key achievements: 95 workshops and seminars organized with figures of the world of journalism like Gabriel García Márquez himself, Ryszard Kapuscinski (Poland), Jon Lee Anderson (USA), and Tomas Eloy Martinez (Argentina); 1900 journalists trained; one virtual online training workshop with 400 participants design and organized in partnership with TEC Monterrey; participated in the BSC construction process; managed the relations with donors like the IABD, Cemex, Corporación Andina de Fomento CAF, UNESCO, and National Endowment for Democracy NED, among others.

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 Undergraduate:
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia)
Communication Department. Graduated in 1991
Major in Education Communications.

Graduate:
Fulbright Scholarship - Master of Arts in Media Studies
The New School for Social Research (New York City). Graduated in May 1999.

 

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