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Patricia Heredia Gil

CEO, MiniVinci

Bio Current as of June 12, 2019

Patricia Heredia Gil is an engineer, teacher, and director in MiniVinci, a center where she inspires girls and boys to approach technology, teaching them electronics, robotics, programming, design …

Since she was a child, she was very curious and she was very clear that she wanted to be an inventor. After graduating in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Zaragoza in Spain, she started to work for Equitel as a Firmware Engineer designing and programming electronic systems for digital audio projects in embedded networks and real-time systems for companies like Indra, Ikusi and CAF.

She was always remembering that during her childhood she did not see other girls who were passionate about something like that. So, in 2016 she created MiniVinci and now she tries to change things. She works to increase the number of the women in STEAM careers: she organizes events like Women Techmakers powered by Google, she has a YouTube channel, ValPat STEAM, to inspire girls in technology, she gives talks for girls…