Andrea is from Bogota, Colombia. She studied architecture in Los Andes University, with a minor in Asian Studies and Language and Italian Culture. Then she did complementary courses in Project Management and Finances in the same university. Andrea worked as a fellow with Atlas Service Corps in 2008 and worked in Washington DC in an organization called Think Impact, as International Development Officer. In 2009 she coordinated the Global Development Ambassadors program in South Africa. In 2010 Andrea came back to Colombia and she founded Heart for Change, a nonprofit organization that brings international volunteers to Colombia to support social projects and bilingual language programs. HFC has since mobilized more than 250 volunteers to Colombia. Andrea has worked as a representative in Colombia and a consultant for Partners of the Americas, ITDP and Ventures. She loves animals and reading.