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Mariana Costa Checa

Faces in the Crowd – Mariana Costa Checa

Hailing from Peru, Mariana Costa Checa is the co-founder and CEO at Laboratoria, a social enterprise that kick starts tech careers for young women from low-income backgrounds.

Prior to launching Laboratoria in 2014, Mariana co-founded software development and digital innovation workshop Ayu and was a program development manager at Technoserve, working on social development projects in El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Peru, and Kenya

Mariana studied Public Administration at Columbia University in New York and holds a BSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

In 2016, she shared stage time with Mark Zukerberg and Barack Obama at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Stanford University.

Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.

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