Tag: social impact

Greatest Hits Episode: Mariana Costa, Laboratoria: Transforming Latin America’s Tech Sector with Female Talent, Ep 193

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Outline of this episode:

  • [1:35] – About Laboratoria
  • [3:45] – Becoming entrepreneurs in Latin America
  • [7:01] – A picture Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg
  • [9:28] – Laboratoria’s success rate
  • [11:59] – Choosing the tech path
  • [13:54] – What did you do before you saw that weird screen of code?
  • [15:31] – Biggest lessons you learned from working in social impact
  • [17:48] – Finding a market for Laboratoria
  • [19:35] – Thoughts on international expansion
  • [22:51] – Raising money for Colombia
  • [25:54] – Strategies for hiring more women in tech
  • [29:18] – Advice to Mariana’s younger self
  • [30:50] – Books, blogs, and podcasts Mariana recommends
  • [32:30] – What’s next for Mariana and Laboratoria?

Shownotes on Latamlist.com