Cheryl is a lawyer from the University of Cartagena and has a Master Degree in International Cooperation for Development from the Universidad San Buenaventura de Cartagena. She has a diploma in Social Management and Disability Policies from FLACSO-OEA; and has complementary training in Basic Pedagogy, pedagogic processes, and pedagogic estrategies for thinking development.
She has more than 10 years of experience on research, and more than 6 on community work for development projects in the Department of Bolivar and the Region of Montes de María. It is notable her work on the public sector, as she was judiciary ombudswoman at the Office of the Colombian Ombudsman, Department of Bolivar.
At Dejusticia, Cheryl works as researcher for the Regionalization Area.