Mariana is a Colombian lawyer from Universidad de los Andes, with a Master´s Degree in Animal Law and Society from the Universitát Autónoma de Barcelona and a Professional Graduate Certificate in Environmental Policy and International Development from Harvard University. She is currently active as a leader and mentor for The Climate Reality Project, working to catalyze a global solution for the climate crisis. She was recently engaged as a sustainability consultant for Green Plus Solutions, developing sustainable solutions for corporations. Experienced as a public speaker, educating through conferences and workshops on climate change, sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystem sustainable finance. 18+ years of experience managing and leading a partnership operating in diverse sectors of the colombian economy and serving as a member in Boards of Directors for companies within the pharmaceutical industry.