Angela Castellanos
Angela Castellanos
Communications and Development Expert
More than ten years working for social development projects as an international project manager, project officer, research officer, and consultant. Extensive experience in communications strategies and outreach campaigns for social development projects. Strong background in the field of networks, research, and information management. Relevant number of papers and essays published by international organizations and author of two books. Important record of international conferences participation, including UN summits and forums. Her work and continuing education includes de following fields: ICT and communications; gender issues; environment and rural development; freedom of expression; and education & pedagogy.


Project Manager. International Federation of Journalists-Colombia Project (Headquartered: Brussels, Belgium). Bogota , Colombia. 2002 - 2003.

Freelance contractor. International Development Research Centre (Headquartered: Ottawa, Canada). Bogota, Colombia. September 2001.

Consultant of the World Bank Atlantic Biological Corridor Project. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Headquartered: Rome, Italy). Managua, Nicaragua. December 2000, June 2001, and October 2001.

Project Officer. National Direction for Women's Equity (former Colombian governmental agency in charge of gender public policies). Bogota, Colombia. July - September, 1999 (this body was abolished in Septemeber 1999).

Communications Coordinator. National Stock Exchange for Agricultural Commodities. Bogota, Colombia. February - August, 1998.

Project Officer of the Building Community Radio Stations for Participation Project. Macondo Foundation (Colombian NGO). Bogota, Colombia. July 1997 - January 1988.

Research Officer of the project Transfer of Agricultural Technologies (PRONATTA). Inter-American Institute for Agricultural Cooperation (OAS agency). Bogota, Colombia. July 1996 - March 1997.

Project Officer of the project Rural Women's Policy Coordination and Implementation Support Project. United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Bogota, Colombia. November - December, 1995.

Research Officer of the Farmers and Indigenous Women's Program. Ministry of Agriculture of Colombia. Bogota, Colombia. March - May, 1995.

Project Officer of the Rural Women's Policy. Inter-American Institute for Agricultural Cooperation (OAS agency). Bogota, Colombia. July 1993 -January 1995.

Communications coordinator. Ecomujer Corporation (Colombian NGO devoted to women's equity). Bogota, Colombia. March 1992 - June 1993.

Colombian correspondent. International press service Women's Feature Service (Headquartered: Delhi, India). Bogota, Colombia. 1988 - 2002.