E-Mail        veronica.duque@ecopartner.ch
Based in    Bogotá | Colombia

Environmental Engineer, Distrital University | Bogota, Colombia
MSc. in Hydrosystems, Javeriana University | Bogotá, Colombia

Areas of Expertise
Healty environment, including access to basic services such as water consumption and solid waste management.  Special experience in environmental education for school children and university young people. With her magistral degree she achieved to demonstrated how endocrine disruptors can be accumulate in natural urban wetlands in Bogotá.

Countries of working experience

Spanish (Native), English (basic)

Verónica has close to 8 years of professional experience as an engineer, professor, and social research, she led a project regarding to solid waste management in scholar environment in Villavicencio, Colombia, also she was local lead of SEIN – Flora waste management, this project consists in environmental education for inhabitants in Usme, Bogotá with participatory methods between community and students from Javeriana University. This project aims to increase the community knowledge related with solid waste management and circular economy as a model of sustainability. Since 2018 she was teaching as a university professor for environmental engineering and civil engineering in different universities.

… outside the office
Verónica enjoys swimming, skating, and running to get more relaxing, she really loves visiting her parents in a farm close to Bogotá just to see landscape between river and mountains.
Exercising and enjoying environment is a way to be grateful for our lives