18 Aug 2022
Prevención del crimen y la violencia
Crime & Conflict, Latinoamérica y el Caribe, Programa Somos Comunidad, Resilience Fund
Programme Manager, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
Mariana joined the Global Initiative in 2018 supporting its resilience initiatives and is currently an analyst working in the implementation and management of the Resilience Fund, besides other Latin American-based work of the GI.
Her past experiences include working in international organisations like IFAD and IDLO where she worked on fragile contexts and projects on agricultural development and violence reduction. A Colombian national, she has also worked at national representation level at the UN in New York, where she started developing her passion towards policy making to reduce violence cycles in Colombia and policy implementation in post-conflict scenarios. Mariana’s previous experience also includes advising philanthropist efforts on juvenile restorative justice in Latin America, focusing on crime reduction strategies.
Mariana holds a M.A in International Public Management with concentrations in Latin America and Project Management, from Sciences Po Paris and a B.A in International Relations from the Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. She is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian.
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