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The founding father of Epic Queen receives the Innovators Underneath 35 LATAM Award from MIT Know-how Evaluation Journal

Ana Karen Ramírez received the highest recognition for young people working in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship and is one of the 35 brightest minds on the continent.

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November
26, 2020

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

Every year, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) magazine recognizes 35 young Latinos who are making positive changes to the quality of life. Ana Karen is the CEO of Epic Queen, a social enterprise that inspires girls and women to be curious and brave through STEM education.

Ana Karen Ramírez, founder of Epic Queen, receives the Innovators under 35 (IU35) award from MIT Technology Review Magazine, recognizing her as one of the brightest minds in Latin America for her work in empowering girls and women to train in STEM education (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

Every year, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) magazine recognizes 35 young Latinos who are making positive changes to the quality of life around the world in five categories: inventors, entrepreneurs, visionaries, humanists and pioneers.

The founder of Epic Queen was recognized in the Visionaries section for the focus of her initiative, which "seeks to solve a reality mainly from emerging markets".

Image: Courtesy of Epic Queen.

“The work we do at Epic Queen is aimed at bridging the gender gap in STEM and meeting the skilled labor needs that are needed now and in the future. This recognition is another motivation to continue our work and an opportunity to reach more girls and women with the opportunity to change their future and that of the sector, ”says Ana Karen Ramírez.

Ana Karen works in the field of science and technology and all of her efforts are aimed at improving the education of girls and women. He has an MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Animation and Digital Art. She graduated from Singularity University on NASA campus and was 100% rated by Google. He is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers community.

Ana Karen is currently CEO of Epic Queen, a social enterprise that inspires girls and women to be curious and brave through STEM education. To date, Epic Queen has taught more than 280 programming, technology, and science courses. These teachings have influenced more than 50,000 girls. With its online platform, every girl and woman can learn what they want in terms of technology: from web programming to artificial intelligence.

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