While studying at Javeriana University, Juliana worked as a senior instructor and program director for the biggest outdoor education company in Colombia, traveling to almost every corner in Colombia, her home country. She focused her studies in social and innovative design and won a scholarship to attend a Short Course in Brazil with the United World Colleges, a movement that she has supported ever since. She was a ballet and contemporary dancer for many years and is also passionate about diving. After graduating with high honors, Juliana started full-time work in student travel, leading expeditions to numerous countries in Central and South America; and with her drive to explore the culture of every place, has traveled extensively across Asia. For the past seven years, she lived in Luang Prabang, Laos, where she worked as a program manager, organizing community-based tourism projects for student travel groups from all over the world. Juliana has led Putney trips since 2015, including several Service programs to Costa Rica, Service Morocco, Service Ecuador and the Galápagos, and Service Dominican Republic. She is now a program director at Putney Student Travel working remotely. She is a native Spanish speaker, and speaks English and basic Lao.