Blanca Melba Gómez

Coordinator of Social Innovation

Blanca Melba is a Social worker with a Specialization in Social Management (Universidad Javeriana, Cali) and another in Public Administration (Universidad del Valle), as well as a License in Performing Arts (Universidad del Valle).

She has over 20 years of experience in direction, coordination and advisory roles regarding interventions with urban and rural communities in the department of Valle del Cauca. Experience promoting local development, inter-institutional articulation, public-private alliances with diverse actors, and the implementation of social policies with vulnerable populations. Her professional trajectory has spanned Fundación Carvajal, Johnson & Johnson – Colombia S.A., Universidad del Valle, Governorship of Valle, Mayor’s Office in Cali, Mayor’s Office in Yumbo, among others.