Camilo Forero

Camilo Forero, MPA

Deputy Chief of Party, Juntos Aprendemos
Partners of the Americas

Camilo Forero is the deputy chief of party for the Partners of the Americas’ Juntos Aprendemos project. This project focuses on improving the quality of education for children and youth, increasing access to quality education, and strengthening community engagement in educational opportunities in communities impacted by migration in Colombia. Prior, he served as the director of global initiatives at Fundación Universitaria Juan N. Corpas, a private university located in Bogotá, Colombia He created the international office and has served as its director for the past three years, leading the university's international strategy and growth. During this time, the international office has increased student mobility dramatically, doubled the number of active agreements with other universities, and created a thriving student ambassadors program. With support from 100,000 Strong in the Americas, Corpas and Eastern Washington University recently completed a project focused on student mobility and rural health outcomes in a post-conflict context. Camilo has a master's degree in public affairs from Princeton University and a bachelor's degree in international relations from Seton Hall University. Prior to working in international education, he worked on international development projects focusing on health, trade, and education in Africa and Latin America. A former Peace Corps volunteer, Camilo subsequently worked with Management Sciences for Health, Abt Associates, and Malaria No More, before returning to Colombia to work in international higher education.