Vanessa Bedoya- Member of Berkeley Global Society

Vanessa Bedoya Becerra

Cali, Colombia

About Vanessa

Vanessa Bedoya is a colombian lawyer, and serves as a Professor and Private and Public Contracts /Social Entrepreneurship consultant. Her educational background and professional practice includes, serving as an Associate Lawyer in an elite domestic law firm, counseling on International Business Law; and as a regulatory Attorney for Colombia´s Government , on Consumer´s Protection, Health Regulation and Government Procurement.

Vanessa has participated as conference speaker, and counsels entrepreneurs and social enterprises. Passionate about designing and rethinking, new models and approaches on sustainable clauses and impact investing.

Publications and papers:

“Tariff Quotas Administration under the Free Trade Agreements subscribed by Colombia with Mexico, Canada
and United States” – (“Administración de contingentes arancelarios en los acuerdos comerciales suscritos por Colombia
con México, Canadá y Estados Unidos”), Universidad de los Andes Private Law Journal (on line), ISSN 1909-7794
(December 2013)

Speaking the same language in social impact measurement: Integrating Lean Start up principles and other approaches,
into traditional models for early stage impact investors and social start –ups (August 2017)

Areas of Practice

  • Impact Investing
  • International Contracts
  • Social Entrepreneurship