Maria Alejandra Rueda Calderón

Local Researcher

Area: Colombia

Maria Alejandra is a specialist in marketing and organisational research.

Combining her experience of multi-national organisations with her work in consultancy projects in qualitative and quantitative marketing research, Maria works to improve the living conditions of low income and indigenous communities. She is leading a project to install solar panels to these communities to provide the energy they need in a sustainable way. She is passionate about empowering people and is running social entrepreneurship projects to improve their quality of life.

Maria gained a master’s degree from Los Andes University in Colombia. She has lived in the UK and is now based in Medellin, Colombia. She speaks Spanish and English.