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Professor of the Department of Social and Political Sciences of Universidad del Pacífico and member of the Research Center of the same University. She is a Ph.D. in International Studies with specializations in Comparative Development and Latin American Studies from the University of Miami (United States). She has been a Salzburg Fellow in Austria on the Social and Economic Determinants of Public Health. Her current research focuses on the intersection of labor and social rights with gender, ethnicity / race, migration, and social class, among others. Of particular interest are the care economy, paid domestic workers and other workers in special labor regimes. Prior to this research, she conducted research on health rights for marginalized populations and on prison policies in the United States and Peru. She has several publications in peer-reviewed and indexed journals, books, working papers and other academic journals. She is the Academic Director of the Doctorate in Strategic Management at the Graduate School of the same university; she and Coordinator of the FORGE project at GRADE. Likewise, she has developed various consultancies on vulnerable populations in Peru with organizations such as the Open Society Foundations, the International Labor Organization, and the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DfID), having been the main local consultant for the Alianza project. for Transparency in Medicines (MeTA) between 2007 and 2011 in the latter case. Before migrating from her native country to Peru, she was Vice President of Health Initiatives at the Collins Center for Public Policy in Florida, United States.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Miami

10 May 1996

Master of Arts, University of Miami

14 Dec 1990

Bachelor of Science in Communications, University of Miami

12 Aug 1989

Concytec Score

  • Level IV

Researching Topics

  • domestic work
  • Care economy
  • House work

Teaching Topics

  • Political science
  • Relationship betweeen gender and society
  • Care economy and house work
  • Women and underemployment


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