Ignacio Rodriguez H
Consultant in Education and ICT
- Caracas, VE
I'm a Production Engineer graduate working as Consultant at Education Impact. I'm incredibly fond and passionate about Education, specifically in the use of ICT to expand and improve it. In the last couple of years I have been involved in global projects and conferences including: Opening Speaker for 50+ Ministers of Education at the Education World Forum 2011. Project Manager for Edu-Access: An educational awareness campaign that ran in Colombia, Brazil, Jamaica and Egypt. Selected and invited to participate in other Summits in Doha, London, Paris, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro. In my spare time I tend to do: Music (Saxophone and Piano) Sports (Football and Kite-surf) Gaming (PC mainly)
Education Impact, Consultant
August 2011 to present
*Lead the Social Media Strategy for the organisation
*Support on Operations including search for business opportunities and the online Portal Management.
Education Impact, Associate Consultant, Caracas
The New Media Consortium, Emerging Leader 2012
June 2012 to June 2012
Chosen to speak at the 2012 NMC Summer Conference and was given the Emerging Leader 2012 Award.
Emerging Leaders Forum is the first of a series of new ideas designed to showcase young scholars and entrepreneurs from around the world whose work reflects the values and interests of the NMC
British Council, Facilitator, Global Youth Summit 2011
November 2011 to November 2011
*Selected to co-facilitate a group of 60 people for a 1 week intensive summit on Social Activism.
*10 were chosen out of hundreds of applicants.
Education Impact, Intern
March 2011 to August 2011
*Planned, created and and managed the Social Media Networks.
*Improved and managed the Organisations Online Portal.
*Reduced hosting and server administration costs by 80%.
Ashoka, Changemakers Week 2011 member
June 2011 to June 2011
Invited to the Education Cluster discussions with over 1000+ attendees and Ashoka Fellows.
British Council, Project Manager of Edu-Access
September 2010 to March 2011
Edu-Access was an educational awareness campaign that ran in 4 different countries (Brazil, Colombia, Egypt and Jamaica). I was in charge of coordinating with all country teams (total of 30+ people) the planning and execution of the project.
The campaign reached thousands of people through radio, Internet, TV and conferences.
Education World Forum 2011, Opening Speaker
January 2011 to January 2011
The Education World Forum is an annual gathering of Ministers of Education around the world. In the 2011 Forum, 58 Ministers attended and more than 80 countries were represented by delegations. I was invited as opening speaker for the 3 day event.
There were more than 300 attendees.
Qatar Foundation, Learners' Voice Participant at WISE
December 2010 to December 2010
The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is a global gathering of over 1,000 thought leaders and pioneering practitioners from multiple sectors worldwide to foster new collaborations and develop innovative solutions with the goal of inspiring creative change in education.
I was chosen as part of the Learners' Voice group which represented 20 people out of the 1200 attendees.
I conducted media coverage for the event by creating video interviews, blogging and tweeting.
Due to the success of the program I was also involved in the improvement of the 2011 edition of the Learners' Voice program managing to increase the total of attendees by 50% and having them involved in more panel sessions.
British Council, Participant - Latin America and Caribbean Youth Summit
August 2010 to August 2010
A 7 day intensive workshops and discussions on social activism and skills training (project management, presentation skills, media work and fundraising).
60 people were chosen out of 1200 applicants by a video production and phone interview.
TakingITGlobal, Sprout e-course member
April 2010 to July 2010
The Sprout e-course is designed to give young leaders worldwide access to training in essential skills, including team building, project management, communications and leveraging technology as they imagine, plan and develop social innovation projects.
I was featured in the Spring Interim Report as a Remarkable Sprouter.
Inversiones Compuparts C.A, Project Manager, Caracas, Venezuela
July 2009 to October 2009
Proyect for production line facility to assemble computers, servers, laptops and netbooks
South American Business Forum, Participant
October 2009 to October 2009
The South American Business Forum (SABF) is an event that takes place annually in Buenos Aires for 3 days. Each year the forum receives 100 university students from around the world, together with 40 leaders of business, political and academic areas. The event explores topics of global relevance and particularly applicable to the reality of South America.
Project Management, Processes, Economics, Engineering, Production Engineering at Universidad Simón Bolívar
Production Engineering, 3.9148/5 at Universidad Simon Bolivar
Social Media, Workshop at Instant e-Training
Management Courses, International Exchange Program at University of Ulster
Management and leadership, Diploma at Universidad Simon Bolivar
16.8/20 at Bachiller en Ciencias - U.E Colegio Emil Friedman
N/A at Bartley Junior School, Southampton, UK