Adriana Molano Arenas is an anthropologist, specializing in cultural policies and arts management, with experience working in the development and implementation of participatory public policies on cultural issues. She has also led projects aimed at strengthening the social fabric from a heritage perspective in the context of sustainable development with Afro-descendant, indigenous and peasant communities. At the international level, Adriana was coordinator of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Group of the Heritage Branch of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia from 2008 to 2015. She has also developed consultancy services for UNESCO and is a facilitator in the UNESCO global capacity-building strategy for implementing the 2003 Convention. Currently, she is Director General of the Regional Center for the Safeguarding of the Cultural Heritage in Latin America, category 2 center of UNESCO.
Working experience in:
Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)