The Andean Countries Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom develops its activities in Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela. Together with the partners of the foundation, organizations or individuals, it seeks to promote democratic, free and entrepreneurial societies.
Girls prevented from being bright and dreaming: What can be done through education in schools and at home?
In this article, Carla Gamberini Coz, CEO and co-founder of MásEducaciónPe, explores what the stereotype of brilliance is, how it is acquired and how it potentially impacts women's decisions about STEM disciplines. She also proposes four ways to combat this stereotype at home and in schools by encouraging girls to build the skills and references necessary for them to understand themselves as bright.
Interview with Niome Hüneke-Brown, new FNF Andean Countries project manager
On #InternationalWomen'sDay2023 we must continue to fight for individual freedoms in every sense and equality before the law. These days we commemorate those who fought for women's rights, but women must also recognise their importance in fighting for the rights of other members of our society. Read the interview with Niome Hüneke-Brown, new project manager FNF Andean Countries
Latin American students' performance in PISA test and their international ranking
The results of the latest PISA report reflect the need to strengthen our Latin American youth with more and better competencies and skills.
Startup Grind Peru Conference 2022: Where we are headed as an ecosystem
Two days of workshops, with 28 international speakers and more than 200 attendees.
Startup Grind convened investors, startups, corporates, incubators, accelerators and academia in a 2-day event held at UTEC with more than 200 attendees and 28 speakers, with the aim of promoting the startup and innovation ecosystem in the country.
Debate School in Peru
This initiative, organized by the Debate Institute, trained more than 200 young university and youth organization leaders from different parts of Peru in critical thinking. The participants were trained in argumentation, methodologies for recognizing fallacies, refutation, among many other topics related to the strengthening and practice of debate and critical thinking.
The right to education for migrants in Latin America
International migration is a phenomenon that has characterised diverse human groups in all ages and latitudes. However, the events that motivate it are so diverse that they could well take various locations on a scale ranging from fully voluntary to fully forced decisions. Dr. Montes' article analyses the reasons that lead many Latin Americans to make this decision.
WISE 2022 STEM contest awards four outstanding Peruvian women for their innovative ventures.
Peruvian women were awarded for their innovative projects related to biotechnology, virtual reality, robotics, health, livestock-agriculture, and education and teaching. The competition aimed to promote the competitiveness and visibility of STEM entrepreneurship.