Women who Inspire: Paola Solidoro

March 07, 2022

In the context of International Women's Day, the Santiago Center has recognized three Chilean and three Peruvian noteworthy Columbia alumnae for their professional development and contribution to society.

Paola Solidoro, SIPA’04, is an expert in renewable energy project development, emission reduction strategy and green finance. She works as a consultant at Dessau S&Z, in charge of evaluating hydroelectric, wind and solar energy projects from conception to commissioning.

Previously, she provided technical support for Peru’s Ministry of the Environment, in the identification and selection of mitigation options at the Ministry of Production to be used in the latter’s Sectoral Tentative Programming Document of the National Determined Contributions (NDCs).

From 2004-2010 she worked in the Carbon Finance area at the World Bank as project manager in charge of Peru and Ecuador.

Before that, Paola was an international consultant in Mexico, calculating baseline emission factors, building project design documents and monitoring plans for renewable energy projects and landfill gas to energy projects following Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) guidelines in Peru, Mexico and Costa Rica.

She has a degree in Economics from Peru’s Universidad del Pacífico.