noracarrillo - accommodation profileNora S. Carrillo-Bermejo is Consultant in Creativty and Innovation. She works to develop projects within the wide range of the Creative Economy in order to improve the welfare of communities in equilibrium with their environment. She is Associated Professor at the Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Polytechnic University of Yucatan and Coordinator of the Innovation and Creativity Laboratory (LINC) of the Business and Innovation Unit at the Metropolitan Technological University. She is the co-founder of the creative and social enterprise DANAUSBIN and she is part of the program Active Citizens of the British Council in collaboration with MakeSense.

In 2010, she was selected to join the International Exchange Alumni of the United States of America, receiving a scholarship to study at Central College, Pella Iowa and in 2016 she was awareded the Chevening Scholarship from the Government of United Kingdom. In 2018, she was appointed Vice-president of the Chevening Alumni Mexico, Chapter Yucatan Chapter and, in the same year, her project “Social Innovation and Transformational Entrepreneurship Forum – Yucatán 2018” was selected for the Higher Education Links 2018 program of the British Council through the alliance Metropolitan Technological University, Conventry University and Makesense.

She is Co-author of academic articles in entrepreneurship in the creative industry, as well as, social entrepreneurship in Yucatan.

She has collaborated in different international projects related to the Creative Economy in the Southeast of Mexico. Currently, she coordinates the mapping of the cultural and creative industries in Yucatan and the development of an educational program by the Metropolitan Technological University within the project “Promoting the creative economy in the state of Yucatan (Mexico)” an inter-institutional collaboration of the Secretary of Culture and Arts of the State of Yucatan, the Yucatecan Institute of Entrepreneurship and the University. This project is one of the nine beneficiaries from the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) of UNESCO’s 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.