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Luisa Salazar

Regional Coordinator

Universidad de los Andes

Luisa Salazar-Escalante is a Human Rights lawyer from the Universidad del Rosario and holds an MSc in Social Policy (Research) from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is the Regional Coordinator of the Gender, Justice and Security Hub at Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). Research Lead (Colombia) Women’s Rights After War Project from the GJS Hub. Luisa was the Coordinator of the Gender Observatory of the Colombian Electoral Observation Mission (MOE) and Professor at Universidad del Rosario and Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). She is the Barometer Initiative Participation Project Coordinator of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Her research is focused on women’s political participation, violence against women in politics, political reforms after the Peace Process with FARC and the gender mainstreaming strategy in post-conflict policies.

Areas of interest

Colombia; women’s political participation; gender mainstreaming; policy research