An entrepreneur by heart, a designer and biologist by training, and a maker for life, Cecilia is known internationally as an innovation activist in empowering individuals and organizations by building exponential communities to innovate for impact with design and technologies. She is currently Singularity University Barcelona Chapter Ambassador and a recent fellow of SU at NASA Research Center at Ames. She is a serial entrepreneur, founder of multiple companies, such as MOB, Makers of Barcelona, a collaborative co-working community, and FabCafe, a new concept that brings digital fabrication tools to the everyday environment of a coffee shop. She is also the founder of FutureFunded.co, a community funding platform focus on training the next generation of women in tech.
Cecilia received her education as an architect at Harvard University and received her degree as a biologist at Emory University. She is a 4-times TEDx speaker, and has given talks at European Commission as well as IAM Fest, SHIFT, Open FAD and 4YFN. Currently, Cecilia is an adjunct professor at Parsons New School Strategic Design and Management and professor of Social Innovation Change at Toulouse Business School. Cecilia is a product strategy expert at Google Developers Group and a certified Google Sprint Master. She has mentored at Google Launchpad, Startupbootcamp IoT & Data, Numa and Harvard Innovation Lab.
MOB, Makers of Barcelona
Barcelona City Council