Valentina Sanchez Arenas

Research Assistant

Bachelor in Economics


Valentina is research assistant with the Bankwest Curtin Economic Centre. She is in the process of completing her master’s degree in Commerce of Information Systems and Technology with a major in data analysis and visualisation at Curtin University.

Valentina has a bachelor’s degree in international business and economics. Her studies have been centred on international commerce, with a particular interest in identifying new opportunities for Colombia within the dynamism of global trade. Her bachelor’s thesis focused on identifying opportunities for Pacific Alliance member countries, and her first-place dissertation focused on Australia as a potential entry for Colombia in the Asia-Pacific dynamics. Her current studies approach consists on combining technical expertise with cutting-edge technologies to offer fresh ways to deliver information.

Valentina assists with the Centre’s Monthly Labour Market Update and different projects within the centre.