Diana Teresa Gutiérrez Garcia
Diana Teresa Gutiérrez Garcia has a background in dance anthropology and intangible cultural heritage (ICH). Her passion for dance takes inspiration from artistic instruments, local cultural practices, motherhood, movement and technology in order to create bridges that enable encounters between different people, cultures and visions of life. She is the general director of Embodying Reconciliation – Cuerpos para la Reconciliación, a Colombian non-profit organisation whose work is based on the concept of resilience. In 2019, she was the winner of the national traineeship in Dance of the National Stimuli Programme, promoted by the Colombian Ministry of Culture, in the “Training” section – with the project Museum “Bodies for Empathy”. She was recently awarded the Rotary Peace Fellow 2022.