Bárbara Blanco, Master’s in Electrical Engineering at the University of Chile. President of the IEEE student branch of the University of Chile and Student Representative of WIP/PES. She is characterized by her leadership and a keen interest in spreading clean energy.
At IEEE U. Chile she performed different tasks, such as organization of conferences, workshops, and talks, both for students and vulnerable communities.
Her professional interests are to link the engineer-related endeavors with the society and the environment, specifically driving proposals to increase the penetration of clean energies, taking care of preservation of natural environment. She also has interest in the dissemination of technical knowledge of solar energy. Currently, her work consists in planning energy generation and transmission for Latin America.