My interest for the program was born from my desire to attend a university semester abroad. China, in this sense, was the country that, in my opinion, was the most distant from Chile in cultural, historical and political terms.
The experience never ceased to amaze me and has helped me understand this big world power (China) in greater depth.”
The scholarship granted through the Faculty by the Luksic family allowed me to do that, offering full financial support. That is how in 2019 I did an academic exchange at Fudan University, in Shanghai, China.
The experience never ceased to amaze me and has helped me understand this big world power (China) in greater depth. It has undoubtedly also made me reflect on my professional and work interests for the future.
The fields that most caught my attention, in addition to China’s diverse landscapes and its people, were public policies in technology, together with artificial intelligence or innovation in general, given my interests. The teachers let us know very well what was happening in China in certain aspects, such as “Made in China 2025”.
In fact, shortly after arriving to Chile, I started working at Zippedi, a Chilean start-up of artificial intelligence for retail; and integrating different public-private initiatives, such as the robotics table of the Chilean-Japanese interparliamentary group, or the committee of youth prospective of the Council of the Future (Chilean Parliament), spaces where I hope to continue learning and contributing with the perspectives gained at that time of exchange.