Gloria Orrego-Hoyos is a student of the LL.M. in National and Global Health Law and a member of the class of 2023. She is originally from Colombia.

Orrego-Hoyos is interested in reproductive health, obstetric violence, abortion, and the implementation of the abortion laws in the different regions.

Prior to enrolling at Georgetown Law, Orrego-Hoyos worked in the Public Defender’s Office in Buenos Aires and as a professor of legal research methods and legal scholar in the Universidad de San Andrés and Di Tella. She also served as a consultant for the Interamerican Court of Human Rights library and taught legal research methods at Universidad Autonoma de México and Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá.

Orrego-Hoyos holds a law degree from Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia, and a master’s degree in constitutional law from Universidad de Palermo in Buenos Aires. She also was awarded the FCIL-SIS Schaffer grant for foreign law librarians and the scholarship from the International Association of Law Librarians.

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