Sebastián Aguilar Betancurt (they/them) was born and raised in Colombia, where they studied journalism and grew a passion for communication for development. They hold an M.A. in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity, focusing on gender equality and SOGIESC rights, from the University of Essex, in England.
Sebastián has also worked in international organisations such as the Organization of American States (OAS). Furthermore, they have experience collaborating with the international human rights system, particularly with the Special Procedures mechanism of the United Nation’s Human Rights Council.