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Barbara Minguez Garcia

Cultural Heritage and Disaster Risk Management Consultant

Barbara Minguez Garcia is a World Bank consultant on cultural heritage and disaster risk management with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean region. Before joining the World Bank in 2013, she worked at the Cultural Offices of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C. and the Spanish Consulate in New York, N.Y. She has collaborated with the U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) on different projects, including the NPS Spanish Colonial Missions of the Southwest Travel Itinerary. She holds an International Doctorate in Classical Archaeology from University Rovira i Virgili of Tarragona with her thesis carried out in Rome, with an Italian government research grant, where she also collaborated with the Ancient Topography Department of the University of Rome La Sapienza. She participated in the UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, International Training Course (ITC) on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage, and is conducting research in this area.