Marta Bautista Forcada is a Program Associate at the Center on International Cooperation (CIC) working with the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies team, where she primarily supports the national and international delivery areas of the program.
Prior to joining CIC, Marta worked with numerous international peacebuilding and human rights organizations, including Amnesty International, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, NYU’s Peace Research and Education Program (PREP), the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), and the International Peace Institute. At NYU PREP she conducted field research in rural Colombia, focusing on ex-combatants’ perceptions of the 2016 Peace Agreement implementation process and the reparations system. As a Graduate Research Consultant, Marta co-created the first-ever Positive Peace Index for Colombia with support from the IEP.
Marta holds a master’s degree in global affairs with a concentration in global gender studies and a specialization in data analytics from New York University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Pompeu Fabra University in Spain.