Biodesigner that believes in the integration of the design thinking process with science practices to innovate with new alternatives to stop climate change. Extremely passionate towards science and nature, with a strong sense of empathy and solidarity. My main traits are being a people person, facilitator and hard worker. Always eager to learn and collaborate with multiple disciplines.
M.A. BIODESIGN - University of the Arts London Central Saint Martins, London, United Kingdom
B.A. DESIGN - Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Minors - Entrepreneurship, Cultural Management
High School Diploma - Gimnasio La Colina, Cali, Colombia
Micro-Teaching Lecturer Assistant
I was part of a selected student panel to evaluate candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer and Coordinator for Programme Enhancement: Jewellery, Textiles and Materials. My role was to follow the lectures, give feedback, evaluate their performance and discuss my decisions with fellow students.
Alongside my studies I worked as a part time mentor at the MA Biodesign course where my role was to guide an manage one group of students project working with Eco Org Maldives Organization. This group was chosen to be part of the BioDesign Challenge 2021.
As part of the award, WOOCOA team had the opportunity to visit the Stella McCartney headquarters in London sponsored by PETA where we did a fellowship and learn their sustainable practices. My role was to understand and connect our project with their traceability and sustainability philosophy.
Partner & Creator
WOOCOA is a start-up that began operation in 2019. The main purpose is to develop a vegan alternative to wool from vegetable regenerative fibers. My role in the team is to promote the project, business development, research and management alongside my associates.
Worked as a product developer for Artesanias de Colombia. My role in the project was as a product designer, contributing with research, design and development of a chair for the company with a local community of Fúquene, Colombia.
During my B.A. I worked as a graphic designer and brand developer for the company La Foca S.A.S. where my role was to develop and design the brand, logo and visuals for their channels.