Raquel is a psychology student who is passionate about researching human behavior and its inner motivations. She has completed an academic residency at Harvard University and MIT focused on the development of leadership, innovation, and research competencies; and an academic exchange at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the National University of Colombia where she studied human behavior in market and organizational interactions. She has been a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Psychology at the National University of San Marcos and is part of IPEC, a group that encourages research on subjects related to psychology and economics. She has also participated as a coordinator in various volunteer activities aimed at promoting inclusive education and the development of leadership skills. Her interests focus on the application of social psychology and behavioral economics in public policy.
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