Adriana is the founder and director of Habitat Sur, a foundation that was born in the Colombian Amazon to promote initiatives with high social, cultural and environmental value focused on strengthening communities in the most vulnerable sectors of the population. She holds a BA in Governance and International Relations from the Externado University of Colombia, obtained an MSc in Political Science from Los Andes University (Bogotá, Colombia) and an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics LSE (London, UK). Her experience over 12 years working with marginalized communities in Colombia and India, both in the public and private sectors and with NGOs have given her knowledge and firsthand practice in the design, planning, implementation and management of high social impact projects.
Adriana is a highly motivated entrepreneur who enjoys encouraging others to pursue their dreams and value the enormous capacity of any person to give to others and make a positive impact in their communities. Adriana received an initial grant from the Pollination Project in June 2014 for her work on Bibliovan, and was also the recipient of an impact grant in December 2014.