IEEE Veracruz Young Sustainables Initiative Talk 1_ SDG´s and the Role of Young Professionals in building a Sustainable World


IEEE Veracruz Section in collaboration with IEEE Region 9 Young Professionals Group and IEEE Region 9 Humanitarian Activities Committee, present the Young Sustainable Initiative, a program that seeks to recognize the work of Young Professionals in favor of sustainable development.

As part of this program, we have organized talk 1 of a series of talks of a technical-humanitarian nature entitled: "SDG´s and the Role of Younf Professionals in Building a Sustainable World"


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  • Date: 13 May 2022
  • Time: 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-06:00) Guadalajara
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Pia Torres Pia Torres of IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee



Eng. Pia Torres, Electronic Engineer.
PMI®- PMP Project Management Professional Certification.
Specialist in Continuous Improvement, Project Management and Sustainability.
Sr. Project Manager en Globant
Professor at Favaloro University
Social Entrepreneur:
- Co-Founder and Program Manager of Roboteam
- Co-founder of Growtec: Technology for Sustainable Development

International Speaker - TEDx Speaker
Consultant in STEM Education, Diversity and Inclusion, Social Engineering, Innovation and Sustainable Development.
IEEE Humanitarian Activities Project Monitoring Committee Chair
IEEE Region 9 Humanitarian Activities Committee Chair


Eng. Pía Torres
Electronics Engineer from Exact Sciences and Technology Faculty, Tucumán National
University in Argentina.
Specialized in project management, process optimization, digital transformation and
innovation in several industries: oil & gas, nuclear, food & beverage, energy, IT, etc.
PMO (Project Management Office) Manager in FK Tech – Software Factory.
Professor in Favaloro University, Faculty of Engineering, Exact & Natural Sciences.
Social entrepreneur (Roboteam, Initiative founder and program manager).
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Promotor.
Diversity and Inclusion Champion.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) Education Ambassador.
IEEE Volunteering
IEEE Volunteer since 2001, and a Senior Member since 2018.
IEEE VOLT Mentor in 2018-2019-2020.
IEEE IAS Board Diversity & Inclusion Chair.
IEEE IAS Distinguished Lecturer.
IEEE WIE ILS Sub-Committee Chair.
IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee Project Monitoring Leader.
IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee Sight Steering Committee Member.
2020 JCI Argentina Outstanding Young Person for Humanitarian & Volunteering
2020 IEEE Region 9 Student & Young Professionals Prominent Supporter Award.
2019 IEEE Women in Engineering Inspiring Member of the Year Award.
2019 & 2020 IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group of the Year Honorable Mention
2019 IEEE Young Professionals Hall of Fame Award 20 19
2019 IEEE Region 9 Discretional Award for her remarkable contributions and
commitment to promote and support activities in R9 of the Industry Applications Society,
Women in Engineering and Young Professional in R9.
2018 IEEE Industry Applications Society Outstanding SB Chapters Area Chair




May 13th, 2022

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