ISS alumna Deputy Minister of Business Development in Colombia

ISS alumna María Fernanda Valdés sworn in as Deputy Minister

We are proud of ISS alumna Dr María Fernanda Valdés who was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Business Development of the Ministry of Commerce, Industries and Tourism in Colombia.

María Fernanda is an economist who did her MA in Development Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) where she graduated in 2009. She completed a PhD in Economics summa cum laude at the Free University in Berlin in 2014.

In 2016 Dr María Fernanda Valdés has published the book Reducing Inequality in Latin America: The Role of Tax Policy.

We wish María Fernanda Valdés good luck in this new position.

More information

An interview with María Fernanda Valdés is available on the website of the Ministry of Commerce, Industries and Tourism in Colombia (in Spanish).

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