Voices That Inspire
Valeria is passionate about making a change in her community. Coming from a low-income background and being the first person in her family to attend college, she aspires to build a meaningful career in science and technology. In recent years, Valeria started a social project called Girls in STEM Lam, where she empowers girls through educational activities. The project has been supported by the KidsRights Foundation.
Due to her track record as a leader, Valeria has been accepted into various leadership programs such as Global Citizen Year Academy, Latin America Leadership Academy, and Aspire Leaders (founded at Harvard University). She is a proactive and resilient young woman who is always looking to step out of her comfort zone while supporting the causes she cares about. Valeria has volunteered for Global Changemakers as part of their outreach team, Global Citizen before the Coldplay concert in Lima and Rise for the World for two consecutive years. She understands the power of opportunity and giving back to society motivates her.