Bianca Alvarado grew up on both sides of the Tijuana/San Diego Border. Although the border brought many challenges growing up, now it has become a meaningful place for opportunity.
Bianca is an educator with over 8 years of experience in innovative program design and management, online curriculum development, and educational technology. She is a community leader with over 7 years of experience engaging in projects related to community development, STEM, and workforce development. She has used her diverse and multidisciplinary background in working with nonprofits, technology, and education to become an eLearning specialist and consultant.
With the help of the US Department of State and an Alumni TIES grant, Casa Azul Productions’ Apprenticeship Program came to life. Now it has evolved into Casa Azul Productions, where her work consists of taking other organizations’ programs online and creating digital media content that is sensible to youth needs based on culture and demographics.
Created Educational Collaborations
What I Do for Instructional Design?
EdTech Consultant engaging in projects related to online curriculum, STEM, and workforce development.
As part of a nationwide project exploring the impact of art on STEM disciplines, the San Diego Incubator for Innovation program addressed water challenges in the Binational community using art to spark creative solutions.
My group, a multidisciplinary, cross-border, and bilingual team, developed Trash to Paradise in 2013-2014. Here, I serve as the Binational Relations and Community Leader of Trash to Paradise.
Jóvenes Trabajando Juntos or Youth Working Together is one of the 10 Threads (High School Volunteers Groups) that have participated in The Social Fabric Initiative in the Summer of 2018.
The Thread was located in Terrazas del Valle, one of the most vulnerable communities in Tijuana, and was led by Bianca Alvarado.
Co-created career exploration event with Gente Bonita Magazine. Together we hosted an educational event for more than 500 community members which included high school and college students, parents, international professionals, and
The “Me Project” Expo was a one-day career expo event designed for 300 youth to explore career paths through interactive activities led by multidisciplinary industry leaders hosted at the Auditorium - San Diego Museum of Art.