Yuly Fuentes-Medel | AIChE

Yuly Fuentes-Medel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Yuly Fuentes-Medel is a catalyst of creative ideas and ecosystem builder. She is currently the Project Manager for Fiber Technologies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Founder of Value of Science LLC. She created DESCIENCE, a global collective of designers, scientists & technologists,connecting the world of science and Design as one. She received the 2015 Boston Business Magazine “Woman to Watch” Award, nominated as Human of the year by Motherboard . She graduated with a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Postdoctoral trained in the MIT Sloan School in Technology Innovation & entrepreneurship. Yuly is energetically involved in fostering international innovation ecosystem and careers diversity.Currently serving as President of the board of the Chile-Massachusetts Alliance to support international exchange of investment on technological business. Member of Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (WEST), she is constantly in the search of opportunity to support young talent and technologies that need to make an impact in global markets.