Karolyn Salcedo was born in the Dominican Republic, where she grew up and obtained her degree in Law, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in September 2007. While she was doing her thesis her main interest was international economic law, therefore she did her thesis based on the Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).
After she graduated from law school she continued her education in different legal areas, inlcuding real state law, antitrust, civil and commercial law, emerging trends in law and legal analysis, and interpretation and application of the Dominican Republic, Central America and Unites States Free Trade Agreement.
Karolyn worked as Legal Assistant in a real estate project developed in Las Terrenas, Samana, Dominican Republic. In May 2009, she obtained a scholarship from Fundación Carolina, Madrid, Spain to join the IELPO program. At that time, she was working as a Lawyer in Pimentel Salcedo and Associates in the Dominican Republic.
Karolyn is native speaking in Spanish, fluent in English, and also has basic knowledge of French.