Political scientist from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota with a Master in International Public Management from the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences-Po Paris. She has more than 10 years of experience in international cooperation and international relations. Her expertise includes the relationship and negotiation with public, private and international actors in foreign policy issues, global agendas for sustainable development and internationalization of higher education.
In Colombia, María Jimena has been an advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Planning Department, the French Embassy and Coordinator for the Promotion of Internationalization at the Universidad del Rosario. She has also consulted for different public and private organizations.