Soledad Quartucci, PhD, is the founder of Latina Republic. She has a PhD in United States History with an emphasis on Immigration and Border History. Soledad is an author, an oral historian, a researcher, a storyteller, an activist and an educator. Latina Republic’s vision is to help shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the cause of international development and humanitarian efforts. We are a forum to spotlight efforts toward economic growth and innovation, social justice, education and health access, gender equality, and understanding migration push and pull factors. Latina Republic seeks to partner with public-private efforts to help Latin Americans triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Juan Manuel Henríquez, is a Chilean professor of mathematics, and as professor of religion and morality. Henríquez obtained a Master’s degree in Educational Management at the Metropolitan University of Education Sciences (UMCE). He took courses in solving mathematical problems at the Complutense University of Madrid, and educational applications at the Catholic University of Chile. Each year he is improving himself in the different areas that make up his professional profile in recognized universities of the country. Between 2014 and 2015, he volunteered as a teacher to help admit vulnerable students to higher education and between 2016 and May 2018, he served as an Academic Coordinator of the EFIES (Training School for Higher Education Income), “Forming Chile” corporation (non-profit). As of June of this year, he is part of the Advisory Board of the same entity. Currently (2018), he works at the Cumbres de Santiago School (since 2005), where he is a head teacher, with math classes and PSU, in secondary education.