Social Entrepreneur | University of Oxford, Policentrico
Diana is a social entrepreneur working in the intersection between social innovation, citizen engagement and peacebuilding. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford, a Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship Research for Action Awardee, and the director and founder of Policéntrico, a startup to foster sustainable development in Colombia using participatory methodologies and experimentation. Social inclusion and democratic innovation in post-conflict societies is Diana’s biggest professional, academic and personal interest, and her career is rooted in Colombia and Latin America’s state-building efforts, working in projects involving human rights, political and civic participation, and democratic innovation.
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