Natalia Ponce De León

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Birthday
8, 1980
Birthplace
Bogota, Colombia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Bogota, Colombia

About

Colombian businesswoman and activist best known for having campaigned for a law targeting perpetrators of acid attacks throughout Colombia. 

Before Fame

While visiting her mother in Santa Barbara in 2014, she was attacked by Jonathan Vega who threw a liter of sulphuric acid on her. She underwent 15 reconstruction surgeries afterwards on her face and body. 

Trivia

Through her campaigning and her book The Rebirth of Natalia Ponce de Leon, a new law in her name was created to define acid attacks as a specific crime and increase the maximum sentence to 50 years in jail. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. 

Associated With

Other activists from Colombia include Ophelia Pastrana and Andres Useche