I graduated at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, with degrees in Archaeology and Biochemistry, both awarded in 1990. To pursue graduate training, I earned fellowships from the Wenner‐Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research (1990‐1993), and Vanderbilt University, where I completed my Ph.D. in 1996. Subsequently, I developed my dissertation research topic into a long‐term
Myriam Jimeno es profesora titular del Departamento de Antropología e investigadora del Centro de Estudios Sociales CES de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, en Bogotá, Colombia. Fue directora del Instituto Colombiano de Antropología e Historia ICANH en dos ocasiones (1988-1990 y 1992-1993). Se formó como antropóloga en la Universidad de Los Andes en Bogotá y
María Clemencia Ramírez joined the Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History-ICANH as a researcher in 1977 and was appointed Director in 2005, a position she held until July 2007, when she became a research associate. She attended the Universidad de los Andes, where she earned a B.A in anthropology; the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, where
Verónica Cereceda Bianchi is the General Director of the Foundation for Anthropological Investigation and Ethno-development (ASUR), which she founded with her late husband, Gabriel Martinez, in the 1980s. Centered in the Bolivian city of Sucre, the Foundation offers native weavers not only a market outlet for their beautiful textiles, but a museum to showcase them.