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Lucia is a Honduran serial entrepreneur building socially impactful emerging technology solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems as Founder & CEO of Emerge. Emerge’s solutions facilitate a more effective, more responsible, and more international movement of people, goods, and data. For its work, Emerge is currently nominated for the 2018 Global SDG Awards and Newsweek’s 2019 Blockchain Impact Awards. Lucia is also pioneering a progressive platform ecology model for impact projects as the Managing Partner of Penta Network's Impact Ecosystem. Projects incubated within this ecosystem include indigenous land conservation, war crime investigation encryption, urban green space commercialization, and more. Lucia is a 2017 Venture for Canada Fellow, a 2018 RBC Future Launch Fellow, a 2018 Money 20/20 Rise Up Member, and a certified UN SDG Advocate. Most recently, she was nominated for MIT Technology Review's Latin American Innovators under 35 and RBC's 2019 Women of Influence


How is Emerge helping to create a positive impact?
[special] blockchain for humanity