Veronica Del Carril

Veronica Del Carril

Relazioni internazionali – Argentina

 

Designer and producer of urban socio-cultural experiences. Focused on youth political and cultural socialization, liberal arts pedagogical tools, and participatory civic approaches. Experienced in grassroot-based projects design with public/private partnerships.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Executive & Content co-director | creative collective Un Estudio Invisible
2014 – ongoing | multiple locations – www.unestudioinvisible.com – Portfolio (EN)

Barrios Creativos – Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires City Government | 2018
> Mentor and forum manager for participatory cultural public policy focused on local artists and cultural entrepreneurs designing their own artistic public agenda. Facilitated the discussion on (conflictive) heritagedialogues in the intersection of gentrification and environmental sustainability.

Beats across Borders – Sciences Po Refugee Help, Paris | 2016
> Line-up and content producer of 1st edition fundraising concert (now in its 8th) at the Parisian music venue L’Alimentation Générale, bringing communities together for inter-cultural understanding during refugee influx peaks in Europe.

Rideau Rouge – Sciences Po Arts Student Bureau, Paris | 2016
> Co-producer of 5th student theatre festival, promoting and visibilizing young artists’ creations by setting their plays at Parisian venue Théâtre Ouvert and professional mentoring from selected artists in the field.

The Duck Variations – The Vagabonds’ Co, Canterbury | 2015
> Producer of site-specific play by American contemporary writer David Mamet with independent company at 16th pub, supported by the University of Kent and local scene crowdfunding strategy.

Chief of Institutional Development | Brotes Atelier
2018 – ongoing | Villa Martelli, Buenos Aires Province – https://www.brotes.com.ar/
> Commercial strategy and institutional strengthening of the circular and sustainable design collective Brotes. In charge of the design of social and environmental value proposals and socio-economic programming. Member of JAB of Cultural Innovation, coalition of 6 organizations with expertise in independent culture management, gender, cultural rights, branding and sustainability.
> General Coordination of the JAB’s 1st Cultural Camp (2019), bringing together 25 cultural creators to BA’s Delta, after winning the open competition “Cultural and Scientific Innovation Laboratory” hosted by the Williams Foundation.

Executive Director | SUMANDO Argentina
March 2021 | BA, Argentina – https://sumando.org.ar/
Chief of Institutional Development | Feb – Dec 2020
> Grant proposal writing for national and international funding opportunities and inter-institutional agreements.
> Researcher and designer of ludic and digital curriculum for youth participation.
> Monitoring and Evaluation for grassroot water management program “Saneamiento y sensibilización ambiental Tierra Amarilla 21-24″, funded by Fundación FEMSA – Coca-Cola.

Youth Coordinator | Sept 2017 – Nov 2018
> Team training in political theory and facilitation for role-play workshop Demos and youth engagement programming for 200+ public and private schools, 2.000+ teens per year.
> Designied cooperation project Mi Voz My Power w/ NGO Generation Citizen (USA) supported by the American Embassy in Argentina, translating Demos into English with U.S. politics adaptation, monitoring and evaluation best practices transfer and organizing public discussion over comparative youth vote culture.

Teaching assistant | Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University
Sept – Dec 2020 | remote
Course “Introduction to Civic Studies” – Profs. Peter Levine and Brian Schaffner.

Project Manager | Organismo Provincial de Inclusión Social y Urbana – BA Province Government
March 2019 – Dec 2019 | PBA, Argentina
> Project management for public urbanization strategy in Buenos Aires slums. Monitoring of infrastructure, social and socio-productive impact in Villa Itatí (15,000 inhab.) and Costa Esperanza (20,000 inhab). Control panel supervision, quarterly balances and slums focuses (resettlements, drug war, infrastructural reform), and follow-up of an interdisciplinary territorial team. Point person for the territorial execution securing OPISU’s commitments with the World Bank and the IDB, financing banks.
> Urban Masterplan writing co-leadership for both shantytowns. supervising and correcting land ownership, social, urban and productive diagnosis, objectives, strategies, implementation and execution, monitoring and evaluation planning.
> Writing of Costa Esperanza Management Report 2018-2019, official record of the administration’s work: practices, objectives and recommendations for new 2019/2023 administration.

Funding & workshops manager | Artists’ Residency Zona Imaginaria
Sept 2016 – Sept 2017 | PBA, Argentina
> Coordination of free art workshops for children and artists’ creative residence at our premises. Communication and public relations material composition for the local and international Arts’ scene.
> Budgeting projects, research for national public and private as well as international grants and project proposal writing.
> Archiving and editing of retrospective book “Zona Imaginaria. 2006-2018” supported by Mecenazgo Cultural, public-private partnership funds, Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires City Government.

EDUCATION
2018 – 2020
University Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina)
Masters degree in Education Policies
| Thesis: alternative youth civic education for 21st Cent citizenships [ongoing]

2015 – 2016
Sciences Po Paris – Doctoral School (France)
Research masters in comparative Political Sociology – 1st year completed

2012 – 2015
Sciences Po Paris – Euro-latin-American Campus (France)
Undergraduate degree in Political Sciences
| 2014-2015 University of Kent at Canterbury (UK)
| Erasmus exchange in Humanities department

2006 – 2011
Lycée Franco-Argentin Jean Mermoz (Argentina)
Argentinian & French Baccalauréat in Litterature – 17,18/20

PRAXIS
> Salzburg Global Seminar Young Cultural Innovators Forum fellowship [2020-ongoing]
> Research volunteer at “I+D+i: La democracia en las escuelas como fundamento de una educación para la justicia social” (EDU2017-82688-P), lead by Javier Murillo (Director of Cátedra UNESCO in Educación para la Justicia Social) [2020 – ongoing]
> Speaker at “Frontiers of Democracy” Conference and participant in the seminar “Summer Institute of Civic Studies” at Tisch College of Civic Life – University of Tufts, Massachusetts, United States. [June 2019]
> Piano classes, drama workshops (bio-drama – Vivi Tellas; forum theatre – Raúl Shalom at CELCIT; documentary theatre – Lucía Miranda / The CrossBorder Project) and cultural marketing (Simkin & Franco) and production (Mariana Mazover). [ongoing]
> Volunteer at performing arts festivals (Dublin Fringe Festival ’18, Festival Les Expressifs ’13 Poitiers).
> Chief-of-Communication for Bureau of Arts at Sciences Po, Poitiers. [‘13-14]
> Tutor at Association de la Fondation Étudiante pour la ville, AFEV, Poitiers (individual coaching for students of low income backgrounds). [‘13-14]

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