Magdalena Fernández Lemos

Magdalena Fernández Lemos has a degree in Political Science and Government (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella), is a Secondary and Higher Education Teacher (Universidad Austral) and has a postgraduate degree in Management (University of CEMA).

Recognized for her leadership, in 2018 she was selected to represent Argentina in the international Youth 20 summit, where she debated with other 79 young people from around the world about issues related to the Future of Work, Education, XXI Century Skills, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship. She studied gender policies in Latin America and worked with young, judicialized mothers and enterprising women. In addition to continuing to teach in the formal education system, she has experience in leading non-formal activities with children, youth and adults.
 
She is an Enseñá por Argentina Alumna of the 2013-14 generation. As a fellow she taught in vulnerable contexts in the City and suburbs of Buenos Aires. This experience allowed her to see first hand the inequalities of the educational system in Argentina and, at the same time, to verify the potential of social transformation that teachers and communities have.
 
After completing the program she joined the team as a tutor and then as the Buenos Aires Region Director. In 2017 she became Program Director at the national level. During these years she deepened her knowledge about academic and socioemotional skills in the students, as well as topics of collaborative leadership and diversity in the educational communities.
 
In January 2019 she took on the Executive Director role at Enseñá por Argentina.

 

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