IF NATALIA, NICOLÁS, BARBARA, MARCELO, VALENTINA,
MARÍA DE LA LUZ, PEDRO, ABRAHAM AND PABLO CREATE FUTURE

CHILE CREATES FUTURE

Discover the stories of Chilean women and men who are creating a better future throughout our country, contributing to the quality of life, sustainability, and communities of Chile and the world.

VERDE ACTIVO

This is María de la Luz Barros from Santiago, Metropolitan Region, in central Chile.
With her project Verde Activo, she is transforming the rooftops of buildings into “green roofs”, helping the environment and the quality of life of those who live in highly populated urban areas, such as this capital city.

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Chile. Creating future.

HUEMUL SAFE

This is Bárbara Reyes and Marcelo Llanquín from Coyhaique, Aysén Region, in the southern edge of Chile.
Together they designed Huemul Safe, a technology to protect from road accidents the huemuls that inhabit this area of the planet, so essential to its biodiversity.

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Chile. Creating future.

A STOP IN THE DESERT

This is Nicolás Schneider and Natalia Rebolledo, from Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, in the north of Chile.
Through their project Un Alto en el Desierto, they gather and reuse water, and teach the community and younger generations to value and take care of the water in this extremely dry area of the planet.

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Chile. Creating future.

ECOMAX

This is Abraham Montoya from Calama, Antofagasta Region, in Chile’s far north.
Through Ecomax, his factory, Abraham and his team contribute to the sustainability of the real estate industry by transforming discarded plastic into solid bricks for construction.

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Chile. Creating future.

CAN REFLECT

This is Valentina San Martín and Pedro Jiménez from Talca, Maule Region, almost in the middle of Chile.
Together they designed Can Reflect, a robotic system that uses recycled aluminum to optimize sunlight on fruit trees, contributing to decontaminating and making the fruit production industry more sustainable.

Press PLAY and find out how Valentina, Pedro, and Chile are creating a better future for the agriculture industry while decontaminating the world.

Chile. Creating future.

RUPU

This is Pablo Salazar from Pichilemu, Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins Region, in Chile’s central coast.
With his company RUPU, he is providing the inhabitants and tourists of one of the country’s most popular beach towns with electric bicycles, protecting the environment and improving the life quality of an entire community.

Press PLAY and find out how Pablo and Chile are taking care of the future of our coasts.

Chile. Creating future

As part of Women's Month, we have invited eight female illustrators and eight female writers to pay tribute to eight great Chilean women who, through their passion, strength, and talent, are creating future.

Laura
Pérez

#H8menajes:

Laura Pérez

Doctor in Astrophysics who is recognized around the world for her discoveries and for opening a window to the universe from Chilean skies.

Illustration: Paloma Amaya – Paloma Ilustradora
Text: Carolina Pareja - @frutillagram

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Loretxu
García

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Loretxu García

Chilean architect who is building future through innovation, developing bioclimatic architecture and sustainable construction projects to improve life quality.

Illustration: Carola Josefa – @carolajosefa
Text: Julieta Marchant - @julieta.marchant

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Mahani
Teave

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Mahani Teave

Chilean concert pianist who has brought the music and culture of Rapa Nui to the whole world, as well as teaching the younger generations at the school she has created on the island.

Illustration: Trini Guzmán – @holaleon
Text: María Paz Rodríguez - @soylarov

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Isabel
Allende

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Isabel Allende

Chilean writer whose creativity has led to her becoming the most popular Spanish-language writer and a tireless promotor of women’s rights.

Illustration: Holly Jolley – @holly_jolley_
Text: Teresa Paneque - @terepaneque

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Christiane
Endler

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Christiane Endler

Chilean sportswoman who, with passion, talent and a unique spirit, broke through in soccer to become the best goalkeeper in the world.

Illustration: Amelia Strong
Text: Constanza Michleson

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Bárbara
Saavedra

#H8menajes:

Bárbara Saavedra

Chilean ecologist and biologist who actively protects Chile’s wildlife and the planet to contribute to creating a better future for the whole world.

Illustration: Jo Jiménez – @jojimenez
Text: Claudia Andrade - @claudianadradeecchio

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Fernanda
Fuentes

#H8menajes:

Fernanda Fuentes

Chilean chef and winner of a Michelin star who has taken our country’s flavors around the world and provided new opportunities to young people and women who share her passion.

Illustration: Camila Olivares – @camipepe_
Text: Isabel Ossa - @isabelossaescritora

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Bernardita
Astaburuaga

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Bernardita Astaburuaga

Chilean entrepreneur with a tireless spirit who, together with a great team, has created a whole world of play, so that children from Chile and other countries grow up playing and learning as a family.

Illustration: Consuelo Ovalle – @polerapaint
Text: Antonella Andreani

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Chilean Women
creating future

With the participation of:

Fernanda Contreras - Co-founder of Gamaga

Graciela Huinao - Mapuche Writer

Komal Dadlani - Founder of Lab4You

Directed by:

Constanza Fernández

Graduated in Economics from Universidad Católica.

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Chilean Women
creating future

With the participation of:

Paula Jofré - Astrophysicist

Carolina Bazán - Chef

Fernanda Vicente - General Manager and cofounder of association of women Mujeres del Pacífico

Directed by:

Claudia Barril

Claudia holds a degree in Sociology from Universidad de Chile with a Postgraduate Diploma in Sociology and credits towards her doctorate.

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Episode 2

Chilean Women
creating future

With the participation of:

Voluspa Jarpa - Visual Arts

Isabel Behncke - Primatologist

Julieta Martínez - Founder of Tremendas

Directed by:

Tana Gilbert

Tana is a filmmaker who graduated from Universidad de Chile and has a diploma in aesthetics and philosophy from Universidad Católica de Chile.

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