UP participated in the CADE Universitario and won second place in the CADE challenge
August 15 , 2017
A delegation of 17 students from Universidad del Pacífico and members of the BCP Board of Trustees participated in this event that convened 600 young people. 
In order to analyze the various problems of the country and provide academic solutions, 600 young people participated in the CADE Universitario. In that sense, Universidad del Pacífico (UP), through an outstanding group of 17 students, presented a series of proposals that sought to connect academic work, public policies and business challenges. 
During the CADE, the participants had different approaches to the problems of the country with the help of specialists, among whom was Elsa del Castillo, president of the university. 
Outstanding team: 
The participation of the UP students was outstanding. Celine Jayme, an Economics student and member of the UP Team, won along with her team second place in the CADE challenge. This challenge sought to encourage the creation of solutions that attack informality in micro and small enterprises (MSEs). 
The Universidad del Pacífico student with her project called Tánica, Talleres para Niños por el Cambio (Workshops for Children for Change), seeks to educate children in the experience of being entrepreneurs so that they recognize the importance of formalization and become agents of change, both for their own personal discovery, as well as for the impact on the family. 
Also noteworthy were Ignacio Lizana, Economics student and Margaret Velazco, Management student, winners of "The interview of your life" contest, organized by Nestlé. 
The event was attended by Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Fernando Zavala, Minister of Culture, Salvador del Solar, members of the UP Team and guests of the BCP Board of Trustees. 
​The UP Team was prepared by Bernardo Pereyra, Coordinator of University Participation at the Office of the Provost and was composed of Úrsula Talavera, Gabriel Costilla, Álvaro Congrains (Management), Álvaro Reyes (Law), Celine Jayme, Jorge Durán, Miguel Saldarriaga, Andrea Guardia, Katiza Baraka (Economics), Alessandra Borgoño, Tamara Cucalón, Rodrigo López (Business Engineering), Cristhian Orue and María Alejandra Padilla (International Business). ​



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​The event was co-organized with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), GEA Group and the Ministry of Production.