Agustín Porres

Director Regional Latam
Varkey Foundation

Agustín is an experienced professional in education and public policies. He worked for many years in the public sector of Argentina, first as an official in the Ministry of Education of the City of Buenos Aires, and then in the National Social Security Agency. He also led the Educational Policy area of ​​Fundación Contemporánea that seeks to form a new young political leadership.
Before joining the Varkey Foundation, he was the Executive Director of FormarHub Foundation, a nonprofit organization that gathers leaders who perform in education and encourages innovative perspectives in Latin America and the United States. Agustín has a Master's Degree in Public Policy and a specialization in education from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University, Washington. In addition, he completed a postgraduate course in Politics, Government and Administration at the Catholic University of Argentina, where he previously made a degree in Philosophy.



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