Lucia Gonzalez Camelo
Class of 2025
Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia
Bio: Lucia is a first-year candidate in Latin American Studies. She was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, and she graduated in May 2023 from Universidad de Los Andes with a degree in Political Science with an International Relations concentration. During her undergraduate, she interned at the Embassy of Colombia in Switzerland. Also, Lucia was a research assistant in a Policy Paper for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation on technology-related issues in the Andean countries. As well, Lucia conducted investigations on security and intelligence-related topics. In 2022, she was also the head of responsibility for the model U.N. team at her university, where she helped with fundraising for a Colombian NGO in the Pacific.
Lucia is passionate about foreign policy, diplomacy, peace processes, security, and democracy. She aspires to work in an international organization where she can work on Latin American topics, especially raising awareness on important issues for her home country, Colombia.
Concentration: Governance and Leadership
Research Area-Substantive: Diplomacy, Foreign Policy, Democracy, Peace Processes, Security, Gender Studies, Development
Research Area-Geographic: Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Peru
You can set up an appointment with Lucia to talk about the Master's program and life at Georgetown here.