Inspiring the next generation in STEM

On Thursday April 4th, PeruSV, UTK and REPU will join efforts to inspire the new generation of innovators and professionals in STEM. High school and undergraduate students will get together to learn from experiences shared by Peruvian tech professionals in Silicon Valley, including mindset and cultural adaptation; as well as educational programs for career advancement.

 

This is a free event, by invitation, and it will be held at Liceo Naval Almirante Guise.

Thursday, April 4th

@ Liceo Naval Almirante Guise
- Ca. Monti 350, San Borja, Peru

8:30 am

Registration

09:30 am

Welcome

School Principal

Liceo Naval Almirante Guise

09:40 am

UTK programs

Giuliana Huerta-Mercado Carreño

United Technologies for Kids

- President and Co-founder

09:50 am

REPU Program

Ricardo Gonzales

Research Experience for Peruvian Undergraduates

- Director of Communications

10:00 am

PeruSV community and immersion program

Rosalva Gallardo and Victor Cadenas

PeruSV

- Founders

10:10 am

Panel - A Peruvian journey to Silicon Valley

Panelists:

- Rosalva Gallardo | Google

- Mayra Soto | HoloBuilder

- Omar Florez | Capital One

- Renzo Sanchez-Silva | Netflix

- Victor Laguna | Facebook

Moderator: Victor Cadenas | Apple

11:15 am

Q&A sessions

Parallel sessions with speakers in breakout rooms

11:15 am

Tech expo

Check out the exhibits and demos from universities, school projects and sponsor companies.

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About the organizations:

  • PeruSV, the community of Peruvian tech professionals in Silicon Valley, aims to increase the number of LatinX in the fields of innovation and technology; and to contribute to the training of knowledge transfer agents between Peru and Silicon Valley.

  • United Technologies for Kids - UTK seeks to inspire high school students to increase their interest in the careers of science and technology, through the implementation of makerspaces and social innovation programs in schools.

  • Research Experience for Peruvian Undergraduates - REPU trains a new generation of Peruvian scientists by establishing scientific research internships in recognized global institutions for undergraduates.

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