As an economist, Daniela Izquierdo has had the opportunity to work in several different areas of development, from think tanks in Latin America to multi-country humanitarian cooperation projects in South East Asia. Daniela earned her Bachelor of Economics at the University of Manitoba in Canada. She now has four years of experience in the economic development and humanitarian sector, dealing with a vast array of issues. Being the technical support officer at her last job, in one of the largest NGOs in the world, (CARE Thailand) offered her the opportunity to work in projects related to migration, health, climate change and mitigation, livelihoods, and women’s economic empowerment.
In total, she has worked a bit over two years in South East Asia with a lot of experience dealing with WASH (Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation) projects. She currently resides in Mexico City, where she just finished working in a human rights documentary.