Internationalist, Musician, Human Rights Activist
I aim to use music as a source of building community and integration between locals and new migrants.
Laura is a Colombian multidisciplinary Teaching Artist, Singer, Dancer, and Internationalist with a Master's degree in Human Rights. She is the Project Manager & Music-Centered Workshop Senior Leader at Musicians For Human Rights in Greece.
Words of Strength
Empathetic, Visionary, Courageous, Optimistic, Artistic
To reduce the scale of dementia, we must have multi-disciplinary and culturally diverse research and distribute the results in a socially equitable way. Access to collective spaces where there is a constant exploration of creativity and integration.
The complex trauma that refugees experience due to displacement and social isolation are both risk factors for further cognitive impairment. Laura aims to use music as a source of building community and integration between locals and new migrants.
Laura received her undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of Rosario in Bogota, Colombia, and the University of Pantheon Assas in Paris, France. She completed her Master's in Human Rights and Democratization from the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice, Italy, and Thessaloniki, Greece. After graduating, she became Project Manager and Music Senior Leader at Musicians For Human Rights in Greece.