Position: Global Partner
Carolina Bolaños Palmieri is a registered dietitian who focuses on using food as a bridge between development, sustainability, and health. Carolina is the associate director for the InterAmerican Center for Global Health, CFHI’s partner in Costa Rica and the first global health hub in Central America. Additionally, she serves as the executive director for Advance Health Education Costa Rica (Ahead.cr) and an adjunct instructor at the University of Maryland Graduate School. Being a strong advocate for food waste prevention, Carolina is the Education and Research Coordinator for the NGO Alimentalistas an initiative part of the Costa Rican Network for the Reduction of Food Losses and Waste. She also sits on the board of directors of the organization. She has a bachelor’s and licentiate degree in Nutrition from the University of Costa Rica and holds a master’s degree in Global Health from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health and the University of Barcelona.