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Rise Global Winner 2021

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2021 winner

Omar Cedron Ruiz


A native of Iquitos, an island in the Amazonian jungle in Peru, Omar uses biodata to promote the economy and health of the local population. Omar used Peruvian Navy data to track flood levels in the region to predict issues and assess the impact on the local tourism economy. Omar has completed several courses with CISCO Academy and received certificates in topics such as cybersecurity and the Internet of Things. He is passionate about learning the complex structures of modern physics and is interested in a career in academic research.