Francisco Torres


Francisco Torres





Francisco majors in Law and Anthropology with a minor in Sociology at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. He is passioned about ways of addressing colonial effects within Colombian society, through the investigation of discrimination based on class, gender, and race. Besides, he is the Director of Social Responsibility in his schools Students Council, he leads over 20 projects related to the promotion of social and environmental initiatives in his community. Finally, in 2022 he won the resolution project in Harvard’s Model United Nations with the project LUCHA.This initiative is the outcome of over a year of social work in Soacha, one of Colombia ́s biggest slums, where he discovered that inequality in the access of higher education was a major cause in the perpetuation of cycles of poverty. Therefore, he created LUCHA to provide high quality courses to the community ́s youth for them to be able to attend any institution they can afford