DLT Talent: Mariana de la Roche Wills

Published on June 27, 2022

Profiles Batch 04 (10)-1

DLT Talent: Mariana de la Roche Wills

Nationality: Colombian 

Residence: Germany


Field of study: Law & Human Rights & Public Administration 

University:  Rosario University & Externado University (Colombia) Hertie School of Governance (Germany) 

Work experience:.over 7 years of experience as Senior Project manager for different organizations both in the public and private sector worldwide  

Current affiliation: IOTA / INATBA

Current position: Senior Project Manager / Co-Chair of the Social Impact & Sustainability Working Group. 


Why is blockchain interesting?  I am interested in the potential of DLT applications for social impact and sustainability applications and how use cases can contribute to a more fair and green future for us all. 


My touchpoints with blockchain so far:  In 2018 I started as the social impact project manager for the IOTA Foundation, now I am the lead Project Manager, currently, I work together with the team in the implementation of over 15 projects. Since 2021 I am also the Co-chair of the social impact and sustainability working group of INATBA where we are supporting the implementation of blockchain for social good. 

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