Board of Directors

Our Board contributes by providing its strategic view to the Foundation’s development.

Claudia Peirano Rodríguez |
President

“I have the honor of chairing the Foundation, and do so with the conviction that civil society’s contribution is fundamental to innovating and upgrading processes in the territories in which we are directly working and hope this efforts also inspires the various stakeholders to improve public education throughout the country.

I graduated with a degree in Economics from Universidad de Chile, and obtained a Masters in Economics from Georgetown University. I am an associate researcher for Grupo Educativo and a consultant for international organizations. I also participate as Director at Fundación Chile, Corfo’s Digital Transformation Committee, and the advisory councils of the OEI and Enseña Chile.”

Alejandra Cortázar Valdés |
Vice President

“It is a privilege to be part of the Foundation’s board. I have the chance to work with a very committed team of professionals, that sets high goals, and that seeks to contribute to the improvement of education in the country, through work that is based on evidence and innovation.

I graduated with a degree in Psychology from Universidad de Chile, and obtained a Masters and PhD in Education from Columbia University. I am also a researcher and consultant in the area of Early Childhood Development, Early Education and Social Policies for UNICEF, OECD, the World Bank, CIAE, Microdatos, IPP and CPCE, among others. I am a founder and researcher for the Center for Early Childhood Studies (Centro de Estudios Primera Infancia), and advisor for the Education Quality Agency (Agencia de la Calidad de la Educación).

Rodrigo Terré Fontobona |
Treasurer

“I deeply believe in the importance that education has for people’s comprehensive development, and that effectively investing in early childhood is undoubtedly the greatest tool to level the playing field, enabling children to develop their potential to live both happily and cognitively, becoming full adults in the future. For me it is a great honor to participate in the Foundation’s board since its inception and to contribute to our country’s future generations, especially those that are most vulnerable.”

I am an industrial civil engineer graduated from the Universidad de Chile, Chairman of Inversiones Consolidades, Director at Canal 13, Chairman of Transacciones e Inversiones Arizona, Chairman of Inversiones Alabama, and Director of the Amparo y Justicia Foundation.

Alessandro Bizzarri Carvallo |
Secretary

“I did not hesitate when I was invited to participate in this board, given my interest in collaborating on a topic of such paramount importance for our country. By growing up with enhanced tools to face the future, children are being encouraged to take a greater leap towards better opportunities, and thus, achieve greater outcomes  for them, their families and the country.

I graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with a law degree, and have an MBA from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. I have been a legal advisor and director of various companies. I have worked in the legal division of Banco de Chile and Quiñenco, and I am the founding partner of the legal firm Carvallo, Bizzarri & García.

Verónica Cabezas Gazaga |
Director

“ildren’s first years by, giving them the opportunity to access quality early childhood education. The Foundation sets an example, empowering educators and school leadership teams to transform lives.”

I am a teacher and researcher from the School of Education of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a deputy director at the CEPPE UC center.

I graduated am an industrial civil engineer graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica with a degree in Civil Engineering and obtained a Masters in Education Policy and Ph. D in Education Economics from Columbia University. I have been a consultant for the UNDP and the Interamerican Development Bank. Co-founder of Enseña Chile and Elige Educar.”Soy profesora e investigadora de la Facultad de Educación de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile y subdirectora del centro CEPPE UC.

Peter Morse |
Director

“I believe that we must invest as many of our resources as possible in the development and education of our countries.  I believe in the mission and the vision of Fundación Educacional Oportunidad; one of the most active and bench-marking stakeholders in the field and am honored to be a member of the board. By doing so, I hope to be able to contribute to the children of Chile and to the development of their education from an early age.

I am an Advisor to the Vice Chairman of Banco de Chile, a member of the Columbia University World Projects Advisory Council, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Consultative Committee, and the Executive Committee of China-Latin America Management Studies at Tsinghua University. I received both my Bachelor’s Degree in English and Master’s of Science Degree in International Business from the University of Colorado.