En el Mes de la Mujer, Enfoque Educación invitó a cuatro destacadas personalidades de la región a reflexionar sobre cómo la educación puede derribar brechas y promover la igualdad de género. Aurora Vergara is the Minister of National Education of Colombia. Sociologist from Universidad del Valle and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Winner of … [Read more...] about Women’s History Month: Promoting Gender Equality Through Education
Aurora Vergara is the Minister of National Education of Colombia. Sociologist from Universidad del Valle and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Winner of the 2014 LASA (Latin American Studies Association) Martin Diskin Award for a doctoral dissertation integrating activism and rigorous knowledge production. Non-Resident Fellow of the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute Harvard University. Specialist in Diaspora Studies and Latino, Latin American, and the Caribbean Studies. She was Director of the Center for Afrodiasporic Studies (CEAF) between 2013 and 2022 and Professor in the Department of Social Studies at Universidad Icesi between 2012 and 2022. She is an anthologist, compiler, and author of books such as Demando mi libertad (in Spanish). Nominated as one of the 20 best leaders in Colombia by Semana magazine and Fundación Liderazgo y Democracia in 2016.