Jamie Salazar

International Education Specialist

 

She has extensive experience in the non-profit sector managing and coordinating USAID, Department of State and privately funded initiatives. She has managed USAID higher education initiatives in Colombia related to human rights, in Paraguay associated to women’s empowerment in the rural sector; and a Department of State grant for the promotion of Cleaner Production Practices in the Americas comprising universities in seven Latin American Countries and the US. Currently.

William Herrera

Comminity Manager

 

Political scientist with emphasis on integration to the international system and complementary option in communication. He accepts with pleasure the challenges and goals that his organization proposes to him; good management of groups and interpersonal relationships, with ease to work as a team. Particular interest in fields such as teaching, research and writing.

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Hannah Chappelow
Europe Representative

 

International recruitment and employment specialist with clients including the African Development Bank and the United Nations World Food Programme. She was Senior Associate with Devex, and is currently working in international employment outsourcing for Capital GES in Switzerland focusing on labour laws. She holds a BA in Languages with International Business. Hannah taught English and supported Edumetria´s strategy development in Cali and now is acting as our European representative. She believes strongly in equal opportunities for career development, for which education is the foundation.   

Marcela Mesa

Professional Advisor

 

Psychologist at Justus University - Liebig de Giessen in Germany. Professional counselor with more than 20 years of experience with adolescent and adult population at individual and group level. Consultant in Human Talent Management and Competency Management in the private sector. University professor and lecturer in Human Talent Development at national and international symposiums. Specialist in Gestalt Psychotherapy.

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Alejandro Feged

Technical Adviser 

 

Alejandro is the chair of the Urban Management and Development program at Universidad del Rosario, in Bogotá, Colombia. He holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Stanford University. His research focuses on the relationship between epidemiology, demography, human behavior and malaria. His other interests are: smart cities, design thinking, big data, e-governance, land use, ecosystem services, agent-based modeling. He is an avid soccer fan.

Guillaume Savary

Language Instructor

 

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Christian Núñez

Community Organizer

 

Christian is a Political Scientist from Universidad Javeriana in Cali, He has experience working with NGOs providing educational services and counseling with vulnerable youth in Cali, Colombia. Moreover, he is interested in academic research, especially in political philosophy that he applies to community work. He likes sports, martial arts and cycling.

Andrew Nigrinis

 

Andrew Rodrigo Nigrinis y Valderrama is an Economist with a PhD in Economics from Stanford. He is Colombian-Canadian and works as an applied micro-econometrician. His interests in education stem from a deep belief that wasting the intellectual talents is the worst poverty trap that a country can find itself in. With Orlando Trujillo he co-founded Edumetria for Development to find practical, data driven, results to guide policy makers to improve educational outcomes on tight budgets. He believes that education is the only way a people can find its way out of poverty and steer itself to a peaceful prosperous future. 

Edumetria for Development is an initiative launched by a group of professionals in Washington, D.C. with local allies to provide high-quality math courses, test preparation, and vocational counseling for low income students. 


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Alix Valoyez

Academic Coordinator and Community leader

 

Alix has over 15 years of working experience as a Mathematics Teacher with local schools in Cali, Colombia. She is an experienced community leader and the Director of Multipropaz, a Foundation dedicated to teach values and conflict resolution to vulnerable youth in Cali, Colombia.


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Dayana Mosquera

Audiovisual Coordinator

 

Born and raised in Cali. Audiovisual producer, winner of the prize Alfonso Bonilla Aragon (2016) in the student journalism category. I work as audiovisual coordinator and life couching instructor. I am in charge on workshops such as "PazArte" and Peace Communicators to promote human, artistic and leadership qualities among young people.

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Julio Cesar Ramírez 

Development Effectiveness Officer

 

International recruitment and employment specialist with clients including the African Development Bank and the United Nations World Food Programme. She was Senior Associate with Devex, and is currently working in international employment outsourcing for Capital GES in Switzerland focusing on labour laws. She holds a BA in Languages with International Business. Hannah taught English and supported Edumetria´s strategy development in Cali and now is acting as our European representative. She believes strongly in equal opportunities for career development, for which education is the foundation.   

Johann Suárez Motato

Mathematics Educator 

 

Johann, was born in Cali and graduated from the INEM Public High School. He holds a Bachelor degree and Masters in Mathematics from Universidad del Valle where he is currently a Ph.D fellow. He has 10 years of experience as Mathematics Scholar and Lecturer at Universidad del Valle, Universidad Autonoma and ICESI in Cali, Colombia

Juanita Macias

Business Development Specialist 

 

Juanita is an industrial engineer from Universidad de los Andes. She holds a MBA from INSEEC École de Commerce, Paris France. Her professional background has focused on the financial sector with private enterprises such as BNP Paribas, Royal and Sun Alliance, Marsh and McLennan, the Inter-American Development Bank and consulting companies. Her professional interests are related to building financial strategies for developing countries, big data, sustainability and environmental awareness. In her spare time, she loves to explore new cultures and reading.

Our team in Colombia

Orlando Trujillo

 

Orlando, conducted a Ph.D in Public Policy at Sciences Po Paris. He works at the Fiscal and Municipal Management Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Results-Based Management and Development Effectiveness. At the IDB, he is the Technical Coordinator of the Decentralization and Subnational Fiscal Management Network and co-led the creation of the first database on local finances and socioeconomic development with indicators for around ten thousand municipalities in Latin-America. His analytical inputs through this database support IDB operations and policy-making decisions. He has previously advised the Organization of American States (OAS), and worked as scholar at Princeton University and Columbia University in the USA and Universidad del Valle and ICESI in Colombia. 

Daniela Pérez

Junior Researcher

 

Born and raised in Cali. Audiovisual producer, winner of the prize Alfonso Bonilla Aragon (2016) in the student journalism category. I work as audiovisual coordinator and life couching instructor. I am in charge on workshops such as "PazArte" and Peace Communicators to promote human, artistic and leadership qualities among young people.

Lina González

Junior Researcher

 

​​Economics professional from Universidad ICESI in Cali, Colombia. Currently working as an economic advisor for the Colombian House of Representatives. Lina has language skills in Spanish, English and French. Demonstrated experience in economic research, quantitative and qualitative data analysis in Stata and Excel. She is an adaptable,  enthusiastic, world citizen professional  with  work experience in  Indonesia, USA and Colombia.


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