María Fernanda is dedicated to crafting and executing projects aimed at dissecting the complexities of democracy and global governance, striving to unearth both challenges and opportunities within these realms.

She manages a segment of Club de Madrid’s Shared Societies (Inclusive Societies) program, focusing on initiatives aimed at the successful realization of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Her responsibilities encompass tackling issues related to promoting digital inclusion and advancing global development efforts.

She also spearheads the coordination and implementation of Club de Madrid’s digitalization portfolio, meticulously analyzing the opportunities and obstacles presented by digital transformation for democracy and the multilateral system. This includes identifying best practices for regulating emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence.

Before joining Club de Madrid, María Fernanda served as a National Professional Officer in the Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia of the Organization of American States (MAPP/OAS). Her professional journey also led her to the Guaviare region, where she gained hands-on experience in the field, and to the External Relations Unit in Bogotá. Over the course of her international career, she has collaborated with esteemed institutions such as the Permanent Observer Mission of Spain to the OAS in Washington DC and the Iberoamerican General Secretariat (SEGIB) in Madrid.

María Fernanda holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid, as well as Master’s degrees in Diplomacy and International Relations from the Diplomatic School of Spain, and in International Cooperation and Public Policy Management, Program and Project Development from Fundación Ortega y Gasset – Gregorio Marañón – Menéndez Pelayo International University.