Anamaria Aristizabal

Anamaria Aristizabal

Anamaria is a certified Integral Coach, based in Bogota Colombia. She works with New Ventures West, a US coaching school, as faculty in coach training. She is an Art of Hosting practitioner, designing and facilitating various learning journeys for adults. She is a curriculum advisor and facilitator for Byron Fellows and Dalai Lama Fellows, both leadership development initiatives for changemakers from around the world. She is a coach for Mycelium, a school for social innovators. 

As a social innovator, she co-founded Aldeafeliz ecovillage in 2006 near Bogota Colombia, where they are experimenting with various social and ecological technologies, including sociocracy. She is chair of the Colombian chapter of the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL) and member of SoL Global board. Also founding member and executive board member of the Foundation for Peace and Reconciliation, a core team member of  “La Arenera” (the Sandbox –a community and consulting company on social innovation).

Prior to her coaching and facilitation career, Anamaria worked as a consultant for McKinsey, the World Bank, CAF- Development Bank of Latin America, and various government entities in Colombia. Anamaria has an MBA and a Masters in Environmental Management from Yale University and a BA in Biology from Mount Holyoke College.