The world of work is constantly evolving and adapting to these changes is no longer a choice. Developing new skills and embracing a mindset for continuous learning is key to securing a place in the workforce of the future. These global trends are already impacting the labor market in the Caribbean and Caribbean people are being encouraged to make learning a … [Read more...] about Learning for Caribbean Development
Astrid García joined the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC in 2016. Currently, she is a Strategic Communications Consultant where she leads and designs communication plans for the e-learning program, EdX an open-source learning initiative founded by Harvard University and MIT. Previously, she worked as News Producer & Journalist at Venevision (TV channel with the highest reach in Venezuela), as communicator at the NGO We are Community and at the Ad Agency Revolution Ideas. Passionate about social impact projects, she is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. She is also a Collaborator at the Ibero-American General Secretariat Innovation Lab in Argentina. Astrid served as Academic Coordinator and Communicator at the NGO Community Ambassadors Foundation working on building leadership and youth empowerment, based on the Model of United Nations methodology in vulnerable communities in Venezuela. Astrid holds a degree in Mass Communication with a specialization on Journalism from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela).