Research Assistant, The Disparities Solutions Center
Adriana Lopera is a Research Assistant at the Disparities Solutions Center. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Columbia University. While at Columbia, she was a member of the Intercultural Resource Community and co-coordinated educational field trips for neighborhood children as part of a student led volunteer group. She also interned at MADRE, an international women’s rights organization. Prior to working at the DSC, Ms. Lopera served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica. As part of the Rural Community Development program, she worked with community organizations to increase their organizational capacity and project design skills. She also facilitated young women’s empowerment workshops on health and life skills and a local women’s group greenhouse project.