IDCE Students Profiles

Consuelo Fernandez (CDP '2011)
IDCE Fellow

Consuelo Fernandez (Bolivia) received her B.A. in architecture at the University of San Andres. Currently, she is working in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a NUNV Specialist in the Project “Practical tools of Youth volunteerism in municipal strengthening and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s) in Bolivia”. She is also the leader of a nationwide non-profit organization named VAMOS BOLIVIA that works to support the local development of impoverished communities through implementing interdisciplinary projects to improve living standards. Fernandez has also has written two publications regarding housing, gender and leadership concerns, and she has produced a documentary video “Un Nuevo Paradigma” focused in the local development achievements through the municipal strengthening. Additionally, she has worked on a project focused to revitalize depressed natural areas in the urban area of the city of La Paz. Her principal interests include leadership, gender, housing, sustainable development, and governance.