Carolina is a Master's student in political science at UQAM, she holds a certificate in International Cooperation from the Université de Montréal, a Bachelor of Laws from the Autonomous University of Colombia and a specialization in public law from Sergio Arboleda University in Colombia.
Her dissertation topic focuses on the social and economic reintegration of women ex-combatants of the FARC-EP and she is under the supervision of Professor Nora Nagels. She is specifically interested in gender representations in the public policy of reincorporation of FARC-EP ex-combatants in the context of the peace agreement signed between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP guerrilla in 2016.
Her professional background is related to the field of international cooperation and socio-economic development in Latin America. Active activist in international solidarity and human rights network, she is a member of the board of directors of the Committee for Human Rights in Latin America, CDHAL, and member of the UQAM Latin America Committee, CUAL, among other civil society initiatives.
Fields of interest
Gender and conflict