Academic Background

  • PhD in Iberoamerican Studies
    Doctoral degree

    Universidad Complutense,Madrid          (Spain). 2014

  • DEA Advance Studies in Latin        America

    Universidad Complutense, Madrid        (Spain). 2003

  • Master’s Degree in International Cooperation and Development

    Master degree

    Universidad Complutense, Madrid          (Spain) 2000

  • Specialization in Negotiation and International Affairs

    Specialization degree

    Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá  (Colombia). 1998

  • Industrial Engineer
    Bachelor degree

    Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá  (Colombia). 1995


  • Strategy

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Professor of the Faculty of Universidad de los Andes School of Management, she is part of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship academic area where she works on the topics of Internationalization, Competitiveness and Emerging Markets. She is part of the MOC (Microeconoc of Competitiveness) network led by Michael Porter at Harvard University and is a founding partner of the Emerging Markets Research Network (EMRN) together with the Universities of Cornell, TEC de Monterrey, Sao Paulo of Brazil and San Andrés of Argentina. She was part of the team that led the project and the report El Ambiente de Negocios en Colombia: Una Mirada empresarial en el 2017.






Research Interests

Her research and teaching focus’ is in International Cooperation and Peacebuilding. She has studied the role of international cooperation in the conflict and the construction of peace in Colombia, conducting comparative studies with several countries, has led the work with the ARN in documenting experiences of the private sector with ex-combatants. She is a member of REEDES Red Iberoamericana de Estudios de Desarrollo, of the CEI Centro de Estudios Internacionales that belongs to the Social Sciences Faculty at Universidad de los Andes, and is part of the Academic Committee of the Master in Peacebuilding. She leads several projects of the University around peace, such as the portfolio of research for peace, projects with ARN (Agencia de Reincorporación y Normalización), is the official representative of the University in front of Alianza de Universidades por la Paz and CAPAZ (German-Colombian Institute for Peace). She is also the leader of Día Paíz, an initiative in which during a day the University replaces its usual classes and activities for a day of reflection on the role of the institution in the construction of a better country and peace.



            Course Code

Negocios internacionales

ADMI 3701




Multilatins (2014)


The Changing Nature of Development Cooperation with Middle-Income Countries: Implications for Traditional Donors. (2014)


Aid coordination and its impact on development: the Colombian case against post-conflict peacebuilding. (2013)


Colombia to the new paradigm of global development finance: refundable aid and investment impact. (2010)


Emerging Markets. (2010)


International Cooperation in Colombia. (2008)


The International society and the Colombian armed conflict. (2002)


Peace process. (2000)