She studied Economics at Universidad de Los Andes, with a diploma in marketing from Universidad del Norte; Master in Development Management from the London School of Economics with a focus on determining the causes of poverty and exclusion in the world, as well as the study of systems that improve the welfare of the poor.
Tatyana has served as an economic researcher at Fundesarrollo, a center of economic and social research in the Colombian Caribbean. She was Technical Secretary of the Interempresarial and Intergremial Committee of the Atlantic department and Coordinator of the Economics Program at Universidad del Norte.
In July 2012 she was named Executive Director of Probarranquilla, a position she held until March 2013. Leading this entity she became part of the Board of Directors of several entities related to Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce. During her career in this organization she was chosen, in parallel, as the Executive Director of the Port of Barranquilla Association.
She joined the Government of President Santos in early 2013 to serve as Deputy Minister of Tourism, where she spent six months before moving to the Department of National Planning (DNP in Spanish). During her leadership in DNP she managed to recover the purpose of long-term planning of the organization with three technical missions that will define the roadmap of the country in the next decade in rural, urban and social equity aspects.
She approached the organization to the different regions of Colombia in order to strengthen its technical capacity and she managed to accelerate the implementation of projects of the General Royalties System with over 5,600 projects.
Tatyana Orozco is the new director of the Department for Social Prosperity of Colombia. Her challenges in her new position will be to lift large groups of people out of poverty and accomplish social equity goals announced by President Juan Manuel Santos.