Connie Cárdenas

Full Professor, School of Management, Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá)

Full Professor, School of Management, Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá). Coordinator of the “Leadership and Feminine Awareness” program, through which she has developed workshops and courses for executive women and men in Bogotá and other three capital cities in Colombia. Chairs a research project about women in power positions (MEPLA) and carries out a seminar on this subject. Presently coordinates the university’s Gender Portfolio.

Holds a psychology degree from Universidad Javeriana and an EdD from the University of Massachussets, Amherst. Was Academic Vice-Rector of Universidad de los Andes.

Cárdenas has taught courses and chaired research seminars about several women’s issues, organizations and their power structures and has published articles and books on the subject. She is also a couple’s therapist and published a book about her clinical practice.

She was a visiting professor at the Psychology Department, U. Mass., Amherst; chaired the Psychology Department and the MBA program at the Business School, also at Universidad de los Andes.

She is married and has a daughter, who is a clinical psychologist.