Angela Beatriz Anzola De Toro is currently the District Secretary for Women of the City of Bogotá. Before she became Secretary Anzola De Toro served as High Councilor for Victims’ Rights, Peace and Reconciliation, an entity that provides humanitarian aid to approximately 22.000 victims of the armed conflict per year.
A graduate in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) from the University of York, Anzola De Toro pursued Latin American Studies at Oxford University and holds a master’s in Public Policy from Oxford University. Before joining Mayor Enrique Peñalosa’s team Anzola De Toro worked as a researcher at Inter Mediate, a London-based NGO focused on mediation in the most complex conflicts around the world. Previously Anzola De Toro worked as an advisor for plenipotentiary negotiator Frank Pearl during the Colombian Peace Process with the FARC guerrilla.