Research Associate Manager

Catalina currently manages a portfolio of research projects at IPA Colombia. During her time at IPA as Research Coordinator and Associate, she has led projects related to socioemotional education in early childhood, music training, illegal mining, unconditional cash transfers, and financial education. Previously, Catalina worked as an advisor in international and external project development in ICT-related institutions at the national level of the Government of Colombia. Catalina holds an MS in Applied Economics from Universidad de los Andes, a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Universidad Externado de Colombia, and a BA in International Relations from the International University in Geneva.