Maria Carolina Suarez

Executive Director, Association of Corporate Foundations in Colombia (AFE)

Carolina Suarez is the Executive Director of the Association of Family and Corporate Foundations in Colombia (AFE Colombia) where she has been serving in this role since it was established in March 2008. Ms. Suarez is also a lawyer with an LLM in International Trade Law and she has been working with the social sector since 2006. At AFE Colombia, Mrs. Suarez works with 64 corporate, family and independent foundations located around the country, the Colombian government and the international corporation entities to influence public policy in order to facilitate the operations of the corporate foundations in the country.

Currently Mrs. Suarez is member of the board of WINGS, as well as member of the Council of Encuentros Iberoamericanos de la Sociedad Civil, member of the Editorial Committee of the Alliance Magazine, and one of the heads of the Editorial Committee of the Research “Private resources for social transformation: Philanthropy and Private Social Investment in the Latin America Region”.

Maria Suarez is the Executive Director of the Association of Corporate Foundations in Colombia – AFE Colombia – where she has been serving in this role since it was established in March, 2008. Ms. Suarez is also a lawyer with an LLM in International Trade Law and she has been working with the social sector since 2007. At AFE Colombia, Ms. Suarez works with 54 corporate, family and indepdent foundations located around the country, the Colombian government and the international corporation entities to influence public policy in order to facilitate the operations of the corporate foundations in the country.