(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Dorah Yaneth Ortiz Parrado

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Ortiz Parrado Dorah Yaneth Colombia Born on 12 January 1975 in Bogotá, Colombia
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Last degree obtained: 

National University of Colombia, Faculty of Human Sciences, School of Gender Studies: Master’s degree in gender studies – women and development (14 September 2007).

Scholarly work and publications: 

Studies for diploma: Gender, Women and Development Processes, Successful Women Foundation, National University, Bogotá, Colombia (January 2006).

Trabajo, Género, Identidad. Significados, prácticas y condiciones laborales en la construcción de identidades femeninas y masculinas, en dos grupos diferenciados de la ciudad de Bogotá [Work, Gender, Identity. Meanings, working practices and conditions in the construction of female and male identities, in two differentiated groups of the city of Bogotá], Eighth National Days of History of Women and Third Ibero- American Congress of Gender Studies, held in the city of Villa Giardino, Córdoba, Argentina (October 2006).

Panel: Género, trabajo, identidad y movimiento obrero. Propuesta titulada, Trabajo, género e identidad femenina para el IX Congreso Nacional de Sociología y Estudios de Género [Panel on Gender, work, identity and workers’ movement. Proposal: Work, gender and female identity for the Ninth National Congress of Sociology and Gender Studies], held at the National University of Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia (November-December 2006).

What the fellow says:

"Dreams and nightmares are made of the same substance, but the only dream to which we may aspire is a nightmare – a development model based on contempt for life and the love of material things (Eduardo Galeano, 1992)."