Head Researcher at the Institute of Peruvian Studies (IEP), she has a degree in Anthropology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and a Master's in Education and Human Development from Columbia University, New York. She has worked at the IEP since 1998, dedicating herself to research on issues related to public education, with special emphasis on rural education and teacher training. She has explored a variety of topics and published research on education, youth social mobility, addressing political violence in the school environment, citizenship education, and post-conflict subjectivity. Her most recent book, co-written with Carmen Montero, is entitled De Ilusiones, conquistas y olvidos. La educación rural en el Perú (2023). Her working approach combines research with practical application, being part of the team that creates LaOruga.pe, a podcast for the consideration of the present based on our memories. In addition, she has been a member of the Grupo Sofía, and of the Commission for the Place of Memory, Tolerance and Social Inclusion, and has also been President of the Peruvian Educational Research Society.
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