Adriana Aristizábal is an award winning journalist, Best-Selling author and a former war reporter from Colombia. In the late 90’s she provided live coverage of the war between the FARC, Paramilitaries and the Colombian Government from the front-lines. In 2003 she published the best-selling book La Guaca de las FARC (‘FARC’s Stash: I Found It’) published by Quintero Editores. The book tells a true story about a group of soldiers who stumbled upon millions of dollars stashed in barrels. They decided to run away with the treasure, which belonged to a notorious terrorist group. In 2004, after receiving threats from the toughest FARC Leaders, Adriana secured a new a opportunity to work for the Colombian Consulate in New York City. Currently, Adriana is News Anchor & Reporter at NY1 Noticias and contributing writer for Thrive Global. She has been a guest speaker at top Universities across the United States. Last May she was invited as speaker to the 50th Fortune - Alpha Most Powerful Latinas event at Columbia University.
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