Catalina has been recognized as one of the most influential persons of the country. She has been professor of all the important universities and colleges of Colombia, as well as guest professor at various universities and institutions around the world; her interest in studying and learning is undeviating, permanent. She has been President and President of the Academic Commission of the Colombian Institute of Tax Law – of which it is an honor member. Her academic production is shown by the numerous works that she has published in books and specialized magazines in countries such as Colombia, Brazil, Holland, Belgium, Spain, the United States, India, Venezuela, Bolivia, and Argentina among others.
Catalina stands out for her strong education in technology and digital economy. She has used this in her profession permanently. Her preparation in these matters is not only confined to the legal aspects but also to the technical ones, thanks to the courses that she is permanently pursuing in the best universities of the world. Undoubtedly, she is a lawyer with a keen understanding of the changes that the world has undergone during the last years, and with the ability to foresee the challenges that confront companies and institutions as a consequence of such changes.
Her experience as arbiter for and attorney before arbitration panels has also been highlighted for the rigor and precision of her work. Catalina was arbiter of the most significant arbitration panel of recent history in the country. She has been appointed as expert in international arbitration panels.