Maria Alejandra Rueda Calderón

Local Researcher

Area: Colombia

Maria is a specialist in marketing and organisational research.

She combines her experience of multi-national organisations with her work in consultancy projects in qualitative and quantitative marketing research, to improve the living conditions of low income and indigenous communities. She is currently 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 has a Master’s degree from Los Andes University in Colombia. Having lived in the UK, she is now based in Medellin, Colombia. She speaks Spanish and English.