Lia Valero is Colombian and an independent journalist. She currently dedicates part of her life to photography and the other part as a fellow of the Poynter Institute (Florida) and director of the membership program of Chicas Poderosas, an organization that promotes women’s journalism in Latin America.
As part of her professional experience, Lia has documented for seven years different issues of human rights, gender, memory, and conflict in Bogotá and various regions of Colombia, where she has used audiovisual work as part of her journalistic journey. From Colombia, she has worked as a journalist at Mutante.org, Rutas del Conflicto, De Correspondent, and VICE magazine. Lia is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.