Organizing Committee

Tenured Professor Verónica VIOLANT


PhD in Psychology and Professor at Department of Didactics and Educational Organization, Faculty of Education, University of Barcelona, Spain
Chief Investigator of the acknowledged research group (SGR, 1314) Hospital Pedagogy in Neonatology and Pediatrics
Director of the International Observatory of Hospital Pedagogy
Scientific Advisors of the Foundation for Global Community Health (GCH) Co-Founder



Psychology from Los Andes University from Colombia, Specialization in Integrative Gestalt Therapy from the Claudio Naranjo’s school: Transformación Humana, Colombia. Master in Clinical Psychology at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Postgraduate in Hospital Pedagogy of the University of Barcelona. With 13 years of experience accompanying human development processes integrating education, clinical psychology, psicosocial, playful and pedagogical interventions with the vulnerable population well as executive coach.



Carolina Bohorquez is a Ph.D. student at the Education Faculty of the University of Barcelona, Spain. Her work is focused on the internationalization of education, with a particular interest in high school programs. She holds a master’s degree in Research and Education Change from the University of Barcelona, Spain and a bachelor’s degree in International Teaching Education from Absalon College, Denmark.



She is an undergraduate student at University of Barcelona (UB) majoring in Art history (BA), and and currently a scholarship holder in Didactics and Educational Organization Deparment in the Faculty of Education (UB) working at the International Observatory of Hospital Pedagogy. In 2018 she held an internship at LOOP Barcelona that gave her the experience in organizing and coordinating an international Fair and Festival of video-art, collaborating with the artistic director and the curatorial team.



She is an undergraduate student at The University of British Columbia (UBC) majoring in Psychology (BA) and minoring in Special Education. She has been a research assistant at the Hospital Pedagogy in Neonatology and Pediatrics Lab (University of Barcelona) since 2017 and at the Centre for Health and Coping Studies (UBC) since 2018. She completed a summer practicum at Sagrat Cor Psychiatric Hospital (Barcelona, Spain) in 2019 and held an internship position at Fundación Cardioinfantil (Bogota, Colombia) in 2019. She is also a Peer Support Volunteer at the UBC Alma Mater Society. Furthermore, she received the Outstanding International Student Award in 2017 and the Katherine Brearley Arts Scholarship in 2019.



Carlota Rodríguez Silva is a PhD. student of the University of Barcelona (UB) and currently working as a research assistant in Didactics and Educational Organization Deparment in the Faculty of Education (UB). Her research is based in studying creativity in the educational sciences. Carlota Rodríguez has gratuated in 2017 from Pedagogy Degree in the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and in 2018 from Research and Educational Change Official Masters (UB).