Leer blogpost en Español By Cristina Pombo, Office of External Relations at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) With a small territory, located in one of the most historic and troubled regions of the planet, and almost 8 million inhabitants, Israel is one of the largest centers of technological and scientific innovation in the world and a real factory of technology and … [Read more...] about What can Latin America learn from the Israeli open innovation ecosystem?
Cristina is an economist with an emphasis on social policy working in the intersection of technology and government, ethics & AI. She advises the Manager and Division Chiefs of the IDB´s Social Sector on operational issues and digital transformation strategies in education, health, social protection, labor markets, gender, diversity, and migration. In this capacity, she spearheads initiatives that leverage digital technologies to improve social services such as fAIr LAC, the first public-private alliance for responsible use of artificial intelligence in the region. She is part of the OECD Network of Experts on AI and a member of the Advisory Board of Northeastern University's Artificial Intelligence Experiential Institute. She is an expert in Digital Transformation in Governments from the Harvard Kennedy School and in Data Ethics from the University of Michigan.