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Annie de Acevedo,
Director of The Learning & Psychology Centre

Annie de Acevedo is a prominent and well known child and family psychologist, with 45 years of experience in schools dealing with students with learning and emotional difficulties.  She has previously worked at Colegio Nueva Granada as the Director of Student Services, and oversaw the Learning Centre and counselling programs.  Annie is an author of 8 books on parenting, learning, the brain and bullying.  She has a monthly column at the main national newspaper (El Tiempo) and hosts a weekly advice section on National TV.  Annie is a renown international speaker on Learning and the Brain, Learning Problems, Parenting, Happiness and Bullying. She was awarded the highest honour given by the Colombian government in the field of education- the Simon Bolivar Medal.


Jimena Quintero,
Managing Director of The Learning & Psychology Centre

Jimena graduated in Psychology from the University of Sabana and has a specialisation in Neuropsychology from the University of Buenos Aires, with 17 years of experience leading evaluation and intervention processes of children and adolescents with diverse learning and development processes, in clinical and educational contexts. She was an undergraduate and postgraduate teacher for 10 years at the Grancolombiano Polytechnic, and the Director of the Psychology Practice of the same University. Jimema also is a lecturer and consultant for educational institutions and families in policies and cases of inclusive education.

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