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Published on: Mar 3, 2016


  • 1. NATALIA BURGOS   8 Fallow Court, Argyle Way, London SE16 3JQ, 07517622704,     EDUCATION MA Degree, Disasters, Adaptation and Development   2014-2015, King's College, London BA Double honours degree: Political Science- Urban Management & Development 2006-2013, Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia   National Baccalaureate   2005, New York School, Bogotá, Colombia     WORK EXPERIENCE Christian Aid, London, UK October 2015-Present, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support Officer Overseas Development Institute, London, UK July 2015 - September: Climate and Environment Programme Intern Public Health England, London, UK May 2015 - July 2015: Global Disaster Risk Reduction Intern Dept. of Transportation ECOPETROL S.A. Bogotá, Colombia   Feb 2013 - Aug 2014: Urban Management Officer   Environmental Agency, Bogotá, Colombia   Sept 2012 - Jan 2013: Public Policy Officer   Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia   Jul 2012 - Dec 2013: Social Research Methodology Teacher   ASODESAM (Environmental NGO), Bogotá, Colombia   Feb 2012 - Jul 2012: Project Assistant   UN Centre for Regional Development of Latin America and the Caribbean, Bogotá, Colombia Aug 2011 - Feb 2011: Intern     KEY SKILLS & ACHIVEMENTS Disaster Risk Reduction Designing & implementing Risk Reduction Strategy for ECOPETROL S.A. (Colombia’s National Oil & Gas Company) which incorporated the implementation of a partnership project with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), vulnerability assessment and risk governance. Environmental Policies and Climate Change Adaptation Working for Bogota’s Environment Agency, I designed, implemented and evaluated public policies and participated in the formulation of their ‘Eco urbanism and Safe Construction Public Policy,’ also contributing to the creation of Bogotá’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan.   Social Research Methodology Teaching social research methodology skills to undergraduate students with a focus on the practical application of such skills in the workplace for policy making Risk Communication Implementing risk communication strategies to encourage community and governmental engagement concerning DRR and emergency response capacity.   Community Participation Work Liaising between local authorities and grassroots rubbish recycling organizations and individuals.     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Language: Native Spanish, advanced written and spoken English certificated by the TOEFL exam and advanced written and spoken French certificated by the B2 exam. Awards: Colfuturo loan-Scholarship for study abroad. 2014.   Publications: Published undergrad dissertation. Title: From the city to the region: Analysing the regional integration process between Bogotá and Cundinamarca. Editorial Académica Española ISBN 978-3-8484- 5230-9 IT Skills: Competent in basic Microsoft Office applications.   References available on request

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