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Agustin Porres

Executive Director

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Agustin is Executive Director at FormarHub Foundation where he is in charge of the definition and implementation of the strategic goals and courses of action toward the achievement of the strategic goals of the organization´s values, mission and objectives. For the past 7 years, he worked in the public sector in Argentina as an official at the Education Ministry of the City of Buenos Aires and the Agency of Social Security; while he leads the Education Policy area at Fundacion Contemporanea.

He is a Philosophy professor at the Catholic University of Argentina has and recently completed a postgraduate on Politics, Government and Administration in the same University. He is currently pursuing a Master Degree in Public Policy at the McCourt School of Public Policy from Georgetown University in Washington D.C.

Agustin is passionate about social development and innovation. He collaborates in many initiatives for the empowerment of youth and social entrepreneurship in Latin America, and Goverment relationships.

 

Inés de Marcos

Program Manager

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In her role as program manager of FormarHub Foundation, Ines is responsible for the design and implementation of programs to identify and promote the new generation of education leaderships.

Prior to this, Inés worked for 5 years at the Education Ministry of the City of Buenos Aires. She was also advisor at the Deputies Chamber of Congress for Deputy Esteban Bullrich, and a researcher at a political consulting group.

Inés holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences and International Affairs from the Catholic University of Argentina She is now pursuing a Master Degree in Public Policy at Georgetown University, concentrated in education and social policy.

 

Cristina Autorino

Program Manager

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Cristina is Program Manager at FormarHub Foundation where she assists conducting research on education reform, private investment and innovation in the education sector in the Americas. She also provides support in communication developments   so that it effectively describes and promotes the organization’s mission, goals and initiatives.

Cristina holds a Bachelor’s degree in political sciences and international relations from the Catholic University of Argentina. In the last years, she has specialized in public affairs and communication, both as a consultant for leading multinational corporations operating in Argentina, and later through the corporate practice in the telecommunications industry. She completed specialized programs in public affairs and political communication at Universidad Austral, and was a trainee at a lobbying agency in Washington DC. She has also been a junior advisor at the Deputies Chamber of Congress and a researcher and a volunteer at a number of nonprofit organizations.

 

Mercedes Werner

Board Member

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Meki Werner creó La Onda Educativa para entender cómo es posible trabajar entre sectores para mejorar la educación. Le interesa el trabajo de frontera, cuando las organizaciones y los opuestos se encuentran. Meki dedica su tiempo a diseñar y pensar puentes entre la tecnología y la educación para achicar la brecha digital. Tiene experiencia multi sectorial: ha trabajado en Gobierno, ONGs, sector privado y como emprendedor. Se formó en Administración de Empresas, Educación e Innovación social en Argentina, Estados Unidos y Brasil. Facilita encuentros y organiza talleres de colaboración de forma amateur.

 

Federico Sucre

Board Member

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Federico Sucre is a Program Assistant in the Education Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, a Washington DC-based think tank that aims to promote democratic governance and social equity in the Americas. He has done extensive research on topics such as innovation and technology, teacher policy, technical education, youth employment, and other education policy issues in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is also the Managing Editor of PREAL Blog.
Prior to joining the Dialogue, Federico was an Admission Fellow at Amherst College. He was responsible for recruiting high school students from Latin America and minority students from the U.S. Federico graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College, where he received a B.A. with a triple major in Political Science, French, and Latin American Studies.

Federico is a graduate of United World College (UWC), an education movement comprising fifteen international schools all over the world that aim to “make education a force to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.”

 

Ricardo Pineda Vila

Board Member

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Economista de la Universidad de los Andes con un MBA del Instituto de Empresa. Fundador de EduEMPLEA, entidad de formación para el trabajo, a la medida. Trabajó en Compartamos con Colombia, 5 años, en consultoría en temas de estrategia, sostenibilidad, emprendimiento, fortalecimiento de ONGs e innovación social. Adicionalmente lideró 9 proyectos de consultoría en educación y participó en la restructuración de 19 Institutos Técnicos y Tecnológicos. En emprendimiento social, ha apoyado la creación de dos empresas en microfinanzas y reciclaje, y la creación del movimiento de Zonas Libres de Pobreza Extrema (ZOLIPs).