Laura is a Psychologist, graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in 2011. Third Year MDiv Student at Boston University – STH. Born-and-raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Laura has participated in the Evangelical/Pentecostal world in her country, which prepared her to work for seven years with non-profit organizations. Her work has been mainly helping teenagers in unprivileged neighborhoods to create a non-violent culture and with churches committed to peacemaking in Colombian territories amid the armed conflict. She loves dancing, baking, painting, and growing plants. Currently, she lives in Boston with her husband Oscar.
The events of sexual harassment I shared with you in Part 1 of this post happened in my first paid-job experience. Just like Margo Robbie’s character in the movie Bombshell, my encounter with Mr. M. was like hitting the wall… Read More ›
Last weekend I watched the 2019 movie Bombshell. I had not heard about it, and I ended up seeing it for the suggestion of Prime’s “you might enjoy this” algorithm. I had no idea about the story of Gretchen Carlson and Megyn… Read More ›
*Trigger Warning – Reference and description of distressing violence against women at the hands of police* Alison Melendez was 17 when she was sexually abused last week by a group of Colombian policemen. She was captured for allegedly being part… Read More ›
My grandma passed away two weeks ago. It was an opportunity for my family to gather and be grateful for her life and company. We enjoyed being together and sharing stories about her influence, love, and service for each one… Read More ›