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Carlos Centeno

Regional Implementation & Design Officer, UN WFP Asia & Pacific


Carlos is the Regional Implementation & Design Officer at the UN WFP Asia & Pacific office, where he provides project support and technical guidance for 14 country offices in the areas of social welfare, urban and agrarian livelihoods, and post-disaster recovery operations. WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger, investing $7 Billion per year to feed 100 million people in remote and conflict areas.

Carlos is a Humanitarian Innovation Fellow at Concord, and a Representative M. Leland US Congressional Hunger Fellow. He’s an alumni of the Artificial Intelligence for Business Strategy Program (MIT Sloan & CSAIL), Blockchain Business Strategy Program (Said Business School, Oxford University), and is certified in Urban Emergency Management (Harvard Humanitarian Academy). Carlos’ nutritional metadata startup is competing at Bill Aulet’s MIT’s 2018 Online Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. He was born in Lawrence, Kansas, USA and raised in Caracas, Venezuela.

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