Diana is a feminist activist, peace practitioner and researcher who has been active in the Colombian peace movement for the past twenty years. Her academic background includes Political Science, Gender Studies and Economy. Diana is currently a researcher at CIASE, an organization based in Colombia that promotes the integral realization of human rights. In her role as a peace practitioner, Diana focuses on creating spaces where women learn to utilize their experiences and knowledge to promote peace in their own communities. She has strategically used her knowledge of art, martial arts, gender, conflict transformation, political-emotional processes to generate actions toward building sustainable peace that is reflected in the everyday lives of people.
“In armed conflicts we learned that certainty means death. When we understand that certainty is death and that uncertainty is being alive, we can start embracing uncertainty as a doorway for peace.”