Camilo has a master’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in cultural studies, and twenty years of experience in social research, social projects and education, in the fields of gender and sexuality, SRHR, violence, and urban cultural studies. He has worked with grass-root, national and international organizations and academic institutions in Central America, East Africa, West Africa and Europe. Camilo has highly developed skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods, planning, monitoring, evaluation and management of social projects, and formal and non-formal education. He has authored and edited several published works, including the Anthology of contemporary Nicaraguan critical thinking (CLACSO, 2016), a chapter in the collective volume Bodies in resistance: gender and sexual politics in the age of neoliberalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and several articles and research reports. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.
As a Senior Gender Advisor at KIT, Camilo collaborates with studies, evaluations, trainings and advocacy efforts on gender justice and SRHR. He has a particular interest in the use of mixed methods approaches, including quantitative data analysis, ethnographic research and cultural analysis, to generate actionable insights on issues such as unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions, sexual and gender diversity, and sexual and gender-based violence. At KIT he also teaches courses on gender and SRHR, where he uses constructivist, participatory and popular education approaches for the collective generation of learnings that are based on the interests, knowledges and experiences of participants, and have direct applications to understanding and addressing the challenges they encounter.