Denisse is the director of development and external relations at the Dialogue. She has more than 15 years in public affairs, project management and development experience in both the private and public sectors.  Denisse was recently a consultant for The Fratelli Group and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, and she led the Investor Relations team at Efromovich/Silva Capital Partners, a Latin American private equity firm headquartered in Bogota.  Before that, she was counselor at the Embassy of Colombia in Washington DC, where she was responsible for developing and managing Colombia’s Public Diplomacy program in the United States. Denisse earned a BA and MA in Economics from the Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, and an MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.