WYALA Welcomes its New Bogotá Chapter Board of Directors


February 1st, 2022 – The World Youth Alliance Latin America (WYALA) continues to renew its commitment to human dignity and the defense of human rights every year. The work done by the Chapters in each region of the world is extremely important as it helps to fulfill the objectives of WYA in a more precise and direct way. Now, we are pleased to introduce the young women who will form the new board of directors of the WYA’s Chapter in Bogota. 

As a result of a popular vote, with more than 60% of the votes; Nataly Socha was chosen to occupy the position of president, with more than 80% of the votes Laura Montufar was designated vice-president, and finally Alejandra Suarez was nominated as secretary and treasurer of this Chapter. Let’s meet the new members of the board of directors of WYALA Bogotá Chapter. 


Nataly Socha, President

Nataly is a final semester law student at Universidad Sergio Arboleda. She has completed her internship at the Ombudsman’s Office, in the delegation of Constitutional and Legal Affairs, fulfilling each of her responsibilities and managing to successfully promote various projects.

She possesses qualities, principles and values that make her a born leader, honest and responsible. She stands out for being highly reliable, punctual and dedicated; traits that have had much to do with the achievements obtained throughout her career. Among them, being a certified member of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) and an official member of the WYA Bogota chapter, in addition to being elected representative of Law before the School.

She has actively participated in various programs of the University in order to gain knowledge and grow professionally. On the one hand, the Global Teams program of the Universidad Continental of Peru, which trained her on the importance of group work to carry out social programs in the current context that help the neediest people. On the other hand, she was an assistant at the XVIII Meeting of the Ordinary Jurisdiction in Cartagena and has studied Philosophy, obtaining certification for it.


Laura Montufar, Vice president:

Laura Marcela Montufar López, was born in Colombia and is a law student at Universidad de La Sabana. She has been a member of WYA since 2019 and received certification in 2020.

From a very young age she has been a person who is committed to humanitarian causes and the protection of dignity, so WYA has been the opportunity to work in what she is passionate about.

She held the position of leader of the education pillar in the WYA Bogota chapter and now hopes to do a good job as its vice-president.

She describes herself as a responsible, committed, supportive, honest, creative and sociable person, who likes to read, be with her friends and family.


Alejandra Suárez, Secretary and Treasurer: 


Alejandra is a student of Politics and International Relations at Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Bogotá. She is co-founder and administrative manager of international cooperation projects for the defense of human rights at Fundación 4Métrica, Bogotá. Research and administrative assistant at Cuido60 and the Observatory of Academic Freedom (OLA). Climate Reality Project climate leader and WYA certified member since 2020. 




WYA Latin America wishes the new board the best of success in their duties. We are confident in their commitment and ability to fulfill WYA’s regional objectives. Here you will find information about WYA chapters, and you can contact us by latinamerica@wya.net


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