COO & Vice President
A passionate and strategic leader , Paola Torreblanca – Fischer currently serves as Vice President & COO of Core Foundation, a private non for – profit organization that works in economic development through science, technology and innovation in Latin America. Core Foundation works with 20 universities in Peru with the mission of promoting economic development through strategic partnerships between universities, government and private companies in North and South America, this has led to substantive reforms and initiatives to help encourage and sustain researc h, entrepreneurship in the areas of Agriculture, Mining, Environment, Health and Commerce in Latin America and across the globe. Paola received in June of 2017 the Diploma of Honour from the Commission of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Republic of Peru in recognition to her support for the development of science, technology and research in the country of Peru, which will allow improvement in the quality of life of the population in the country. She is a passionate multitasker, leader, mother, e ntrepreneur and philanthropist. She is a key piece to the development of strategic alliances between public institutions, private companies, universities and nonprofit organizations in United States and Latin America. A graduate in Psychology and Spanish f rom University of Illinois at Chicago, Paola is also a graduate of the Lugar Series Leadership Program in Indianapolis and the Building Environmental Strategies Program at Laurentian University Goodman School of Mines.