Director, La Silla Vacía
Juanita Leon


Juanita León is Director and Founder of La Silla Vacía, one of the most influential investigative sites in Colombia, and a lawyer. She has written several books, including Country of Bullets, about the war in Colombia. Recently, she won the García Marquez Iberoamerican Award for her coverage of the peace process in her country. She has a Master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia University and was a Harvard Nieman Fellow.