Katherine Stanley Obando

Katherine Stanley Obando

Colectivo 506


Katherine Stanley Obando is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Colectivo 506. She was previously director and editor of The Tico Times, a blogger for the Costa Rica Daily Boost, and communications advisor to Nobel Oscar Arias. She has also freelanced for El Faro, Yes Magazine and Huffington Post. Stanley Obando holds a Master’s in education from the University of Arizona and is a graduate in American History and Literature from Harvard University.


Solutions journalism and community networks in action to improve mental health and reduce trauma and stigma in the rural population of Costa Rica.