Industrial Engineer from the Universidad de los Andes. She served as Advisor for Presidential Management through the United Nations Development Program-UNDP and as Minister of Communications during the Government of President Andrés Pastrana. During this period she was President of the Board of Directors of Telecom and of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, as well as a member of the Superior Council for Economic and Social Policy.
Responsible for the design and implementation of the Connectivity Agenda for Colombia. She was part of the directive level of the presidential campaigns (1994 and 1998) and the campaign for the Mayor of Bogotá (1987) of Andrés Pastrana. During the Mayor’s Office of Pastrana, she held the Secretary of Finance of the District and the Management of the Telecommunications Company of Bogotá.
In the private sector, she has been Vice President of Marketing of Banco de Colombia (1991), Administrative and Financial Vice President of the Fund for the Promotion of Exports (1992), Advisor for telecommunications projects of the Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo Organization (1992-93) , President of the Colombian Union of Advertising Companies, which represents advertising agencies (1996-1997), Advisor to the Global Education Group (1997) and member of the Board of Directors of Nestle (1996).
She is currently a Member of the Board of Directors of the Global Education Alliance. He participates in the group convened by the Ford Foundation to build a shared vision on mining in Colombia – GDIAM.