Helena Puig Larrauri

Managing Director and Co-Founder, Build Up

Helena is the managing director and co-founder of Build Up, a social enterprise that designs, researches and implements innovative and technology-enabled programs that promote peace, support civic engagement and prevent conflict. She has worked with NGOs, governments and United Nations agencies in conflict and post-conflict environments including Sudan, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Cyprus, Syria, Nepal, Somalia and Colombia. Helena writes and speaks often about technology innovation for peace-building, and is considered a thought leader in the emerging field of peacetech. She is also on the Board of Advisors of International Alert and Elva Community Engagement.