La RevoluciĆ³n por Internet

At this event, Roberto Mtz and Arturo Arámburu, young Mexican social media entrepreneurs, shared their experiences in reaching out to Mexican youth through social media platforms to promote discussions on the future of Mexico, the country’s current political situation and improving civic engagement and participation among millennials. The presentation was conducted in Spanish and was open to students.

This event was co-sponsored by the Baker Institute Mexico Center and EXATEC-Houston.

 

Featured speakers

Arturo Arámburu is studying industrial and systems engineering at the Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus León. He is the academic mobility assistant at Educafin Sube, the Institute for Education Financing and Information, a decentralized entity of the government of the state of Guanajuato. Arámburu is passionate about transformational development in young people and has participated in more than 30 national and international conferences and workshops as a speaker and facilitator. He has created an innovative and inclusive initiative for civic engagement that enables citizens to take action and become more involved in policymaking.

Roberto Martínez is a content creator known as Roberto Mtz. He creates social media videos, is a software developer and writes poetry and opinion pieces. The content he creates is a mix of social criticism and art. He has more than 600,000 followers on social media and his work has been reproduced over 60 million times. He has participated in various conferences on social media in Mexico.

   

 

Group(s): Mexico Center

When?

Wed, Jan. 18, 2017
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Where?

James A. Baker III Hall, Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005

R. Stockton Rush Conference Center