Felipe Castro Quiles, MBA
Felipe is a passionate individual who has a desire to make a difference in this world; but takes his passion to the next level by putting it into action. His values, principles, and the desire to make the world a better place for the future generations speaks volumes of his desire to make an impact and bring plausible change into society. His technical abilities and knowledge go in tune with his noticeable business skills. Additionally, his attention to detail coupled with strong analytical skills makes him a great leader.
As described by his colleagues, he is a visionary and an extremely deep thinking and thought provoking leader; calculated in his actions to ensure success and optimal impact. The manner, in which he articulates to convey his message, makes it easy for him to command an audience. Furthermore, he is a high-energy individual, who takes on all assignments with enthusiasm and dedication; is persistent without being annoying, and has proven himself to be an honest, hard-working young man who above all gets results regardless of deadlines or other pressure; he always delivers.
Serving as a Business developer and director, he has met and/or worked alongside some of the most brilliant minds of these times. Thus, while learning from diverse corporate personalities he looks for ways to impact business from a socially inclusive perspective.
Eric Xavier Leo Noro
Co-Founder, International Partnerships
Having worked and lived in over 30 countries around the world, Eric is well versed in different cultures, languages and international relations. Haiti, Guatemala, Peru, Philippines, Finland, UK, Spain, Switzerland, Dominican Republic, Jamaica & France are a few of the countries that have inspired Mr. Noro’s approach to human development, security, and wellbeing. He has dedicated his life to helping and providing security to others. In addition to this, he has worked with some of the most renowned International Organizations and NGOs to further his goals of having a positive impact in the world we live in.
President - Latin America
As an economist and change leader, Ms. Luque has been involved in many cultural and social initiatives from an early age. After completing studies in finance both in the Netherlands and United Kingdom, and participating as “Delegate” and “Chair” of different Model United Nations in Peru and around the world, she was appointed investment advisor in wealth management for the leading bank of Peru. In her current position, Fabiola supervises the investment portfolios of over 100 VIP CEOs, CFOs & corporate directors among others. Also, Ms. Luque served as Liaison Officer of Papua New Guinea's Delegation during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC 2016). While attending discussions related with global markets, inclusion, finance, innovation and education, Ms. Luque acquainted with the principal leaders of different economies and key actors of world development.
Sherin Sonia Jacob, MSc
Director of Research and Development
As an innovator and integrator, Sherin believes that hard work and dedication that defies all odds can help one achieve success. Originally from India she is a management consultant emphasizing on startups with health care and pharmaceutical background, she spearheads business development opportunities along with strategizing potential funding venues for clients with technology developed outside of the region they intend to launch the product in. Also having worked briefly in India and now in USA she understands the spectrum of work environment and business ethics in both the regions respectively. She is a polyglot, voracious reader and keen coder.
Sebastian-Otto Domnariu, MBA
Liaison International Network Key Strategist (LINKS)
As an economist, Mr. Domnariu has acquired impressive project management skills that have landed him on various General Management positions around the world. "His focus on results while keeping the right way for quality & costs and attention to details", exemplify his peers' admiration towards his work. Fluent in Romanian, German, English, and with limited working proficiency in Arabic & Italian, Mr. Domnariu is responsible for consulting and developing global platforms to sustain not only economical growth, but humanity.
International Education & Capacity Development Adviser
For over 20 years, Asunción Sanz has led international organizations in the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, U.S.A., and Africa to obtain, strengthen, and maintain the capabilities to set and achieve their own development objectives. Ms. Sanz’s analytical temperament and consummate diplomacy have driven the accumulation of remarkable networks of contacts at the highest level of organizations. Her political acumen includes links in agencies and organizations that range from the Department of State & USAID to OAS. She is not only an experienced business developer, but also a skilled adviser, leader, and mentor.
Dr. Bertha Santoscoy
Legal & Political Adviser
Dr. Bertha Santoscoy, Attorney-at-Law, holds a PhD in International Law and Political Sciences. She has been the Permanent Representative of the Organization of American States in Peru and Dominican Republic. Acting as the institutional diplomatic and political liaison, she conducted educational and humanitarian programs for the victims of natural disasters and collaborated with the Demining Action Program between the border with Ecuador and Peru. She worked on Presidential and Legislatives Electoral Observation Missions in Haiti, Paraguay, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dominican Republic, Peru, Ecuador, and Suriname. Prior to this, she devoted 17 years to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., handling the promotion and protection of human rights in many countries in Latin America.
Abin Noboa-Ríos, Ph.D.
Programs Development & Education Policy Adviser
Dr. Noboa is an educational researcher, program developer and policy analyst that works primarily in the fields of education, mental health, and community development, specializing in educational research, student achievement and policy analysis. He has six earned degrees and several post-doctoral certificates from various universities that include Harvard University, the University of California at Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Illinois, Southern CT State University and Oxford University. He serves as associate to several corporations and is also Of Counsel to Metropolitan Group, Emerging Rule, Danya Intl, and Links Media in education and evaluation, with respective offices in DC, Portland and San Juan. He has worked in the field of education as a teacher, high school principal, district administrator, senior researcher at district, state and federal levels, and internationally. He is the founder and president of Innovative Consultants International, Inc. in Washington, DC and San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is administered numerous research studies, authored a variety of publications, and currently completing a state-of-the-art book on education, America’s Challenge: Latinos and Education in the 21st Century, Where are we? He has also served as editor of two other books and co-founder/Editor-in-Chief of several journals. He is listed in Men of Achievement as well as Who’s Who in American Education (2007) and Who’s Who in the Southwest (2008) and serves on various review boards.
Lydia Hall, MA
Adviser of Legislative-Executive Integration
Lydia graduated from Columbia University in May of 2013 with a Master of Arts in sociology and education (concentration in policy). During her first year of graduate school, she conducted research on the efficacy of afterschool and summer programs. Her graduate work gave her a deep understanding both of the societal roots of inequity in the United States as well as of current policy issues, and allowed her to further develop her analytical and research skills. Prior to that, Lydia worked in the government relations practice group of Drinker Biddle & Reath in Washington, D.C., where she helped to plan grassroots Hill days and advise clients on outreach strategies. She received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Tufts University in 2008 (major in art history, minor in communications and media studies).