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Jorge Camil Starr
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Jorge Camil Starr is a Mexican-American social entrepreneur specializing in education and technology. He is co-founder and chief development officer of Enova, a social enterprise dedicated to creating innovative public solutions through the integration of technology and educational strategies. Enova’s principal project is the operation of learning centers and digital libraries aimed at improving the educational performance of low-income Mexicans through blended-learning courses. Since May 2009, the 95 centers have registered over 400,400 users, graduated more than 127,200 students, taught more than 19,000 courses, and retained 68 percent of its students. Enova has been widely recognized as one of the most successful digital divide projects in Latin America by institutions like the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the World Economic Forum. Over the past 11 years, Starr has worked extensively in Mexico’s developing technology sector, having founded PLC Networks, an innovative broadband-over-power-lines startup company pioneering data, voice, and video transmissions via electronic networks. He also co-created LT Solutions S.A. de C.V., the exclusive distributor of NComputing for Mexico and Central America. He holds a double bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Pepperdine University.

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The Tech Trends Most Likely to Transform How Latin Americans Learn

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2013 | 1:39 PM

Despite significant progress and the implementation of widespread reforms in Latin America to improve the access, quality and management of its educational systems, countries in the region are ranked among the lowest performing in the 2009 PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) results. When regions of the world are compared...

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