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I am passionate about:
My purpose is to help millions of refugees live safer and longer lives. I am on a mission through my org RISE to leverage enterprise technology, business, and design to transform the refugee protection landscape.
A little known fact about me is:
I'm the 2nd to youngest of 10 children in my family. I am great at construction. I am an avid yogi, and I used to play the clarinet. I also always wanted to be a trapeze artist, yes, in the circus!
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San Francisco, CA, United States
Founder and CEO
"Social and Tech Entrepreneur | Innovator | Global Humanitarian"
Sergio is a recognized leader and area-expert with 18 years of experience in international child protection. In 2014, he launched RISE, a social enterprise building enterprise technology to accelerate humanitarian aid for refugees. Sergio is a social worker, a business leader, a product manager, a designer, and a technologist. He combines the best of these fields to be a one-of-a-kind social entrepreneur. Sergio is on a mission to realize RISE’s high-potential by building the refugee+tech sector to help millions of refugee and immigrant children live safer and longer lives.
Calistus - thank you for your note. We appreciate your encouragement - and yes, we will certainly continue to shepherd this initiative to help get young ones the help they need so they can attend school! All our best, Team RISE
Geoffrey, thanks for the thumbs up. We're so excited to take our Education in Emergencies Innovation to the next level. And what a great community we are all building to support one another in this work. Cheers, Team RISE