Research Associate

Karen is a Research Associate in the IPA Colombia office. In this role, she works on education-quality projects. Previously, at IPA, she supported projects related to administrative data and social cohesion among children. Before joining IPA Colombia, she worked in the public sector as a consultant in Barranquilla's Secretariat of Planning, as a researcher in innovation at Universidad del Norte, and as CFO in a private organization. Karen holds a BA in Accounting from Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander and an MSc in Economics from Universidad del Norte.