Silvia Diazgranados

Silvia Diazgranados

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Silvia Diazgranados

Silvia studies the multi-level factors that influence the development of citizenship competencies in young people, and apply this knowledge designing, implementing and evaluating the effect of literacy and citizenship education programs with at-risk students in international settings.  Silvia is the founder of Juegos de Paz in Colombia, an education for peace program that has been implemented in 35 rural schools of areas highly affected by violence. Prior to coming to HGSE, she conducted clinical and research work with victims and perpetrators from the Colombian armed conflict, including former child soldiers, paramilitary and guerrilla members that were in the process of reintegrating themselves to civic society. She is a doctoral student in Human Development and Education, and holds a MA in Prevention Science and Practice from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and BA degrees in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Los Andes in Colombia.

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