Researcher of the Sustainability of Productive Systems Program
Alejandra Aguilar is a researcher of the Sustainability of Productive Systems Program of the ICC.
Prior to joining the ICC team, Alejandra worked as a teacher at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala and in private educational centers. She worked as a research assistant for a Paleoecotoxicology project with the General Research Direction (DIGI) of the USAC.
Alejandra has worked as a research assistant; at the Atitlán Study Center, for the Ecological Restoration project, and in the Suny project “Water and Environment in Guatemala”, of the scientific expedition of the State University of New York, for 6 consecutive years. She also did an internship at a biological station in New York.
She is part of the Board of Directors of the Guatemalan Association of Limnology and Lake Management, and Coordinator of the Central American Youth Network for Water. She graduated from the German Cross Culture program (IFA) that has a focus on sustainability.
Alejandra has a degree in Biology from the University of San Carlos of Guatemala and postgraduate studies on secondary education to teach biology and chemistry at a university level. She speaks Spanish and English.