Oscar Romero

Oscar Romero 
Executive Director

Oscar Romero is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Educational Services for International Development (ESID). He manages day-to-day operations and oversees the development of ESID’s programs and partnerships.

Before founding ESID, Oscar worked in international cooperation for higher education institutions and international development organizations. He has designed development initiatives for large student communities (+100,000) in the US and Latin America. His academic research focused on digital equity, cyber-geopolitics and IT public policy has been presented and published in Costa Rica, Germany, México and the US.

Oscar holds a M.A. in International Affairs from The New School and a B.S. in International Studies from the University of Guadalajara. He is an active member of the Research Network on Autonomous Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently he is researching the impact on inequality of Smart City Interventions across the US, and is interested in collaborating with development organizations to promote dialogue and research on IT public policy.

Email: oscar.romero@esid.org.mx


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In downtown NYC I heard a woman say “we are very concerned. my husband will undergo surgery, but we are struggling to find a hospital that would do it because of the limited insurance coverage.” Families should focus on recovery not bills, or finding hospitals. @SenSanders win!

I feel incredibly honored and excited to be giving a talk on "Impact Assessment & Outcome Based Thinking for Social Enterprises" at the first CGI U Alumni Celebration at Cornell Tech. I look forward to learn from global leaders.

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Looking forward to be at New York City Technology Forum 2019 on Tuesday October 29th at 11:00am to talk about community-driven innovation in NYC.

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The winner of the 200k IBM Code and Response challenge is prometeo!

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Honored to be at the IBM 2019 Code and Response Celebration @UN headquarters in NYC. It is amazing to see the how innovators from all over the work design open source solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.👇
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