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Diego Alcazar

Founder and Executive Director

He has 12 years of experience as an entrepreneur in some of the most important impact companies in Latin America. Among them Proteak (the first green company to be listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange) and Bluedrop. In 2018, he decided to focus on addressing the lack of good opportunities for the majority of youth in the region.

MPA by Sciences Po Paris and studies in development by U. of Chicago and in environment by U. Iberoamericana. He is a specialist in oral storytelling and creative learning.

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Adriana Lorena Avitia Palma

She has more than 6 years of experience in national, international and global robotics competitions as a volunteer and trainer, as well as in the development of STEM activities.


She has courses from universities such as MIT and is a Mechatronics Engineer from the Tecnológico de Monterrey. 


Alessandra Camino Creel

Development and Alliances

She is an expert in educational innovation and an entrepreneur in Education and Hospitality. He has experience in designing educational spaces and game-based programs.

He has an MPA in Social Impact from LSE and International Relations from ITAM.

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Ernesto Silva Hernandez

Specialist in cultural management and educational spaces. He has extensive experience in psychosocial interventions at the community level and from the field of art and culture. He founded and directed the Giraluna cultural space in the city of Morelia and has worked on the design of educational content for children and adolescents.
He has a degree in Psychology from the Autonomous Metropolitan University.

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Maria del Mar Carballo

ANDStudied Architecture at the Universidad Iberoamericana, Puebla and at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. 

She has collaborated with different architecture offices in Mexico as project leader of various scales and typologies, as coordinator of communication strategies, in editorial and graphic design projects, as well as in community workshops and independent projects.


Cecilia Ocon

She has participated in various productions and short films as an actress, as well as in the production area. She has experience  as an instructor of theater courses and workshops for primary school children. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts of the UACH with a degree in Theater. Currently committed to approaching young adolescents in Clap.

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Carmen Mari Suarez

Graduated from the Universidad Anáhuac of the Bachelor of Marketing, has experience working in social marketing and communication.

hHe has collaborated in organizations with programs that promote the education and social leadership of young people.

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Advisory Board


Nancy Otero

Educative development

Nancy is an expert in pedagogical innovation and the application of technology to high-impact educational experiences.  Founder of Portfolio School, a revolutionary school for children. Co-founder of FAB!, which offers new learning and creation opportunities for children and young people in vulnerable contexts.


Master in Learning and Technology from Stanford University.

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Emiliano Godoy

Social design 


Raphael of the Guide


Social entrepreneur and impact investor, specialized in the areas of education and financial inclusion. He has 7 years of experience as a member of the Omidyar Network and Accumen Fund.

MBA in Venture Capital and Social Entrepreneurship from the Berkeley Haas School of Business.

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Enrique Betancourt

urban policies


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Service design 


Expert in User-Centered Design methodologies, service design and social innovation.


Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University. Director of Research Design at Fjord, part of Accenture Interactive.

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Jennifer O'Donoghue

Educational policies

Industrial designer specialized in applied sustainability. He directs the design studio that bears his name, is a member of Tuux, advisor to the Abierto Mexicano de Diseño and professor at the Tecnológico de Monterrey.


Master in Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute, NY.

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Specialist in urban violence prevention strategies, urban and community development with more than 15 years of experience.

Former head of the National Center for Crime Prevention of the Government of Mexico.


Master in Urban Design from U. Harvard and World Fellow of Yale University.

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Researcher, teacher and activist with 26 years of experience in education.

General Director of Xaber Education.

PhD in Educational Policy from Stanford U.

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Leticia Gasca


Experience in impact entrepreneurship and digital transformation.  Manager of Future of Work Insights for Faethm Al, which promotes educational programs based on present and future labor requirements. Master in Analytics and Technology for Human Capital from NYU.

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Andres Emanuelli


Expert in creativity, marketing and communication. Founder of Tierra de Ideas and Estudio Malacara. 

Director and producer of theater and various shows, including La Improlucha.


IPADE AD Program 2019  

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