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Alejandra González Ferro

Alejandra is a Research Associate at the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT). She coordinates at the national level the Brain Trust in Colombia (FCH) and is part of the team that leads the Global Initiative on Polarization.

Prior to joining IFIT, Alejandra worked at Fundación Ideas para la Paz-FIP, a think tank of Peace and Security in Colombia, where she was the Coordinator of Thematic and Strategic Affairs, assistant to the Executive Director and research assistant. During her master’s she worked at Corrymeela, a Peace and Reconciliation organisation in Northern Ireland where she conducted research on narrative and reconciliation. 

Alejandra has worked for more than 8 years in the peace and conflict field and has participated in research projects on micro trafficking, coca crop substitution and peacebuilding in conflict and post-conflict contexts. Likewise, she has wide experience in organisational strategic management and knowledge management. 

Alejandra holds a BA in Political Science with a focus on conflict resolution and peace research from Universidad Javeriana in Colombia, and a master’s degree in Post-War Recovery Studies from the University of York in the UK.

Working languages: Spanish and English

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