In 2014, Lorena Julio dreamed of creating a platform that with the use of the new technologies could allow blind persons to access education. From his technical and creative capacity, Sebastian Flores became the great promoter to make that dream come true.
Co-Founder and President
Lorena is a human rights advocate with a Master’s degree in
Comparative Public Policy and holds a Degree in
Social Communication. She has worked for the last fifteen years at the promotion and protection of human rights in Latin America and the United States. She has worked for the Government of Argentina as Head of Press in the Secretariat of Human Rights of the Province of Buenos Aires, as well as in the Coordination Team of the Assistance Program for Vulnerable Groups. In the international field Lorena worked in the Organization of the States Americanos (OAS) as Program Officer of the Youth Forum of the Americas in the framework of the Summit of Presidents. After that, she assumed duties as Communications Officer at Young Americas Business Trust, also leading the youth networks of the Forum.
In 2015, Lorena founded Fundacion Comparlante in Argentina with the aim of reducing the gap in access to education and information for people with visual disabilities. Currently, Comparlante promotes equity through universal accessibility.
She was trained in entrepreneurship in Israel thanks to a scholarship from the Israeli Agency for International Cooperation MASHAV, and in 2018 she was trained in leadership for 12 months by Kanthari in India. In 2020 she participated representing Latin America in Jai Jagat, a global march for peace, carrying the flags of non-discrimination and non-violence.
Kanthari TALKS 2018
“Accessibility is in our hands”
Lorena Julio | Argentina
TEDxQuito | Globalization and local Action –
Globalization y Acción LocalSebastian Flores
No idea, as wonderful as it may seem, can be carried out without counting on a team that work with effort and commitment for it. Professionalism, diversity and multiculturalism lead our team to achieve the great impact we are already having across Latin America and the world.