As Program and Development Coordinator, Omar provides high-level administrative support for the University Innovation unit to develop and implement programs. University Innovation programs are geared toward strengthening higher education institutions’ quality and capacity to fulfill their role in society. Omar also supports the Program Development area at Laspau. His responsibilities include identification of new potential programs, preparation of proposals, and outreach activities.
Omar utilizes his wealth of experience in engineering to advance STEM education. Additionally, he specializes in building high-level client relationships, partnerships, and cultivating new initiatives within University Innovation across Latin America and the Caribbean. Omar is from Venezuela where he previously worked in the field of engineering within the oil industry.
Omar holds a BS in industrial chemistry and a master in management with a focus on business administration.