UN SDG & Human Rights Advisor
Estefania lives out her life’s mission as a human rights lawyer, philanthropy and global health expert. She advises companies on human rights and sustainability topics such as UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals. Estefania has worked for large philanthropic organizations in the U.S and managed projects in Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the United States. She served as a legal fellow at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, working on cases related to the right to health and disability rights.
She currently serves on the boards of both the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) and the Colombian health startup, Bive. She is also an expert advisor for the Gratitude Network, a social enterprise accelerator. Estefania is a recurring judge of the final round of the annual Big Ideas contest hosted by UC Berkeley. She is a certified leadership coach and member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee of the Institute of Coaching, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
In 2015, Estefania was selected as an Aspen Ideas scholar and as one of the “10 Young Leaders Who Are Creating A Better World” by Johnson & Johnson and the Huffington Post. In 2017, she was one of the finalists for the Buffett Institute Award for Emerging Global Leaders.
Estefania holds a law degree from Universidad de Los Andes, a master’s degree in International Law and Settlement of Disputes from the United Nations University for Peace, and an LL.M in Global Health Law from Georgetown University Law Center.
Human Rights Law Philanthropy Global Health Expert Leadership Development United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) Environmental Sustainability Governance (ESG) Inclusive Board Development Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Family Office Management Government Policy Social Enterprises