Ana María is a lawyer, with specializations in commercial law and senior management, and additional studies in senior business management, organizational consulting, structuring of CTeI projects, and international cooperation for development. She holds a Master's degree in innovation and creativity in organizations.
He has more than 25 years of experience in organizational management, international cooperation and partnerships for development. 12 years of experience in action research on social innovation, 10 years in organizational consulting and 3 years in design and implementation of CTeI projects. She was invited as a lecturer at Harvard University to present her experience in social innovation for inclusion.
Ana María is a public accountant from the University of Manizales and a specialist in strategic project management from the National University of Colombia. She has experience in managing public resources, budgeting and consolidating financial statements. Some of the institutions for which she has worked are Casa Luker S.A., CI Super de Alimentos and Gensa S.A. ESP., in Manizales (Caldas).
Cristhian is Lawyer from Universidad de Caldas. Specialist in Human Resources Administration from Universidad de Manizales. Master in Administration with emphasis in Management Policy and Strategy from Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey - ITESM Mexico and Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga - UNAB Colombia. D. in Business Administration and Human Resources Management from the University of Malaga - Spain.
He is currently an associate researcher, according to recognition and ranking of MinCiencias, with 22 years of experience as a researcher of the research group in Entrepreneurship (category B) of the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, in the line of Organizational Management. He has also been for 4 years a member of the research group in Administration and Management of Human Talent (category A1) of the University of Manizales, in the line of research in Human Talent Management. Recently he has been linked as a member of the Research Group of the CRECE - Centro Regional de Estudios Cafeteros y Empresariales (Regional Center for Coffee and Business Studies), entity in which he is assigned as a Researcher of the UAM in Commission.
Jaime is an economist from Universidad del Valle, he has a specialization in "Topics in Long-Run Economics", from the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph (Ontario-Canada). He has extensive experience in issues related to regional and urban economic growth, the input-output model, the coffee economy, and economic measurement within the framework of the national accounts system.
He has worked as a researcher at the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE), a research professor at the Javeriana University in Bogotá and a researcher at CEGA in the same city; He is a researcher at the Autonomous University of Manizales (UAM) and at CRECE in the city of Manizales. He is editor of the Regional Economic Observatory (OER) sponsored by CRECE and UAM. He was editor of the magazine RegionEs of CRECE, INER of the University of Antioquia and Observatory of the Colombian Caribbean (Cartagena). Similarly, he has been a consultant for Colombia at the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) in Brasilia and at ECLAC headquarters in Santiago.
Catalina is an economist from the Autonomous University of Manizales. Her specialization is the inexpensive coffee maker. She has worked as a researcher at CRECE, Cenicafé and at the Coffee Affairs Office of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit.
She was also an advisor to the Vice Ministry of Preschool, Basic and Secondary Education in the National Rural Education Project of the Ministry of National Education.
Sara is an economist from the Autonomous University of Manizales. She has participated in comprehensive sustainable development projects and has experience in market analysis, data analysis, costs and measurement of management indicators. She has worked for the Magdalena Centro Development Program for Peace and for Buencafé Liofilizado de Colombia, whose company she is a member of the National Federation of Coffee Growers.