Bayer Kimlu Science Fellowship has the aims to shape the next generation of STEM leaders in Latin America. Each year we select 40 young people (age 14-18) to be part in a 10 days STEM-leadership science camp in which their develop their science competences and leadership skills. After this, they’re part of the Kimlu Network, where they connect to different areas of STEM and work to have a positive impact in their communities and countries. We have more than 400 alumni in 5 countries.

Oscar Contreras-Villarroel

Fundacion Ciencia Joven

Oscar Contreras-Villarroel studied biochemistry and public policy, and has focused his professional life on connecting science and society. He is the founder of the Youth Science Foundation and Executive Director of the Ecoscience Foundation. Oscars expertise is in working with companies at a regional level to develop private partnerships. He was responsible for implementing one of the first STEM community engagement programme at the first Google data centre in Latin America.

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