Claudia Madrazo de Hernández

Founder at Transformation through Art and Education

Claudia Madrazo de Hernández

Claudia Madrazo de Hernández

Founder at Transformation through Art and Education

Biography

Claudia grew up in a family of educators and has been interested in learning and exploring the world since her childhood. Her need to explore and discover led her to art and its potential as a path of transformation. "For me, art is a discipline that activates and refines consciousness to shape internal and external realities with ethical and aesthetic forms. Active conscience is the capacity to observe, direct and transform thoughts, emotions and human behaviors in order to manifest new possibilities.” She manifests this approach through the co-creation of transformative experiences.

In 1992, Claudia founded La Vaca Independiente, a social enterprise focused on the principle of integrating art into daily life and schooling. She created the Development of Intelligence through Art program which has trained more than 25,000 teachers and benefited more than 500,000 students in Mexico. Today, La Vaca focuses on innovative education and the promotion of human development through art. In 2012, she founded Transformation through Art and Education, a not-for-profit organization, to expand the boundaries of art using this philosophy.

She is also committed to and engaged in conservation and sustainability issues and sits on the boards of The Nature Conservancy, the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, and the National Geographical Society’s International Council of Advisors. Claudia has a degree in Communications and Mass Media from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, and a Master in Museums Studies from Essex University in the U.K. She is the author of nine books as well as essays and articles.

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La Vaca Independiente

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Chief Executive Officer at The Nature Conservancy - Virginia

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Executive Chairman at Pendrell Corp.

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Vice Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at National Geographic Society

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Chief Investment Officer at The Nature Conservancy - Virginia

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Chairman at US Arctic Research Commission

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Senior Partner at Brightstar Capital Partners LP

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Managing Director at The Pritzker Organization LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Merck & Co., Inc.

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Director at BetterWorks Systems, Inc.

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Founder at Transformation through Art and Education
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Master in Museums Studies

The University of Essex have established a worldwide reputation for top quality teaching and research since being founded in 1964. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate study across the social sciences, humanities and comparative studies, science and engineering, and law and management. Our courses and research opportunities allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding, as well as provide the key skills and training to successfully enter your chosen career. We are: • Top ten for research and teaching (RAE 2008) meaning our students are taught, supported and supervised by world leaders in their fields. • 2nd in the UK for student experience at mainstream universities (NSS 2013) • The UK’s number one social science university (RAE 2008) • Uniquely international – 12,000 students from over 130 countries

Communications & Mass Media

Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO), is acknowledged as one of Mexico’s top private educational institutions, widely known both in Mexico and abroad for the high quality of its study programs. IBERO's underlying aim is to safeguard, disseminate and improve higher education by training the professionals, teachers, researchers and technicians our society needs.

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