Ana Miranda, Senior Researcher/Professor, National Scientific & Technical Research Council/University of Buenos Aires
Ana Miranda is a senior researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) and a professor at the University of Buenos Aires. She is the leader of Grammar of Youth Longitudinal Research Program in FLACSO Argentina. She also run a postgraduate program on youth in Latin America. Her research and teaching are related to youth, education, inequality and labor. She has written 7 books, the most recent is Entre la educación y el trabajo: la construcción cotidiana de las desigualdades juveniles en América Latina (2018, CLACSO free access) which was written with the collaboration Latin American Network for Transition Education Work, where she takes part in the coordination. In July 2018 he was elected Deputy President of RC 34 of the International Sociology Association (ISA) for the period 2018-2022.
Carolina Robino, Senior Program Officer, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Carolina Robino is a Senior Program Specialist at Canada ́s International Development Research Centre (IDRC). She is based in Montevideo at IDRC’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean. Her areas of interest include poverty and inequality, labour markets, financial inclusion and women and youth economic empowerment. She also works on the role of businesses and social innovation as a tool for inclusion of women and youth. Prior to joining IDRC, she worked as a researcher and visiting lecturer at the Department of Development Studies of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. She holds a B.A in Economics from the Universidad de la República in Uruguay; a M.A. in Latin American Social and Political Studies from the Universidad Alberto Hurtado in Chile, and PhD in Development Studies at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
Fidel de Rooy, Social Researcher & Communications Specialist, La Facultad de Ciencias Sociales (FLASCO), Costa Rica
Fidel de Rooy is a social researcher and communications specialist at FLACSO Costa Rica. With a degree in sociology, he has worked in recent years on various projects of academic and scientific dissemination, with special dedication to web and visual data narratives. He is currently part of the team of researchers of the project Strategies for social inclusion of popular youth in Latin America: possible paths to overcome violence, managed by FLACSO Costa Rica and funded by IDRC.
Guadalupe Leiva Choriego, Research & Development Manager, La Fundación Salvador del Mundo (FUSALMO)
Guadalupe Leiva Choriego gathers twenty years of experience in social and development projects, especially focused on young people with social vulnerability. Currently working as Research and Development Manager in FUSALMO (Fundación Salvador del Mundo) with experience in issues related to childhood and youth in El Salvador. A FUSALMO point of contact in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Advisory Council of Civil Society and representative of El Salvador in the Right to Education campaign for Latin America and the Caribbean at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. Economist with a postgraduate degree in Financial Administration. University teacher in Project Management, with eight years of experience working in networks about educational and employment issues, and ten years of experience in local development programs.