Mildred Vanessa López Cabrera
My professional training is in Mechatronics Engineering, and I have a Master in Engineering with Specialization on Quality Systems and Productivity, I’m currently enrolled as a PhD Student at the Educational Innovation doctoral program at Tecnologico de Monterrey, my dissertation is associated with mentoring to the development of a career in STEM, and how gender and other cultural characteristics describe the success of this educational experiences, and how mentees overcome barriers to succeed based on this relationships.
I work as Director of Academic Development at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Tecnológico de Monterrey. I participate as faculty in the Master in Quality and Productivity, and Medical Residence in Quality of Clinical Care programs.
My expertise is associated with organizational quality and medical education research. I am responsible for the curriculum innovation projects, the implementation of educational technology, and the faculty development programs.
I collaborate as researcher at the Research and Innovation in Education Group at Tecnologico de Monterrey, fellow of UNESCO and Open educational movement chair for Latin America (ICDE), member of the New York Academy of Sciences, member of the National Academy of Medical Education in Mexico, and Mentor at the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program of the Global STEM Alliance.
Title: Director of Academic Development
Company/Affiliation: Tecnológico de Monterrey
Interest:Curriculum innovation projects, implementation of educational technology, and faculty development programs