Ximena Paul - Edu1st

Ximena Paul

Executive director


Ximena is an industrial engineer from the Catholic University of Chile and has dedicated her career to education, using her project development skills to ensure that organizations achieve their objectives according to their values ​​and mission.

During the first six years of her career, Ximena worked in many positions at DUOC, the largest technical/vocational school in Chile. Ximena started as an assistant to the president, and her work included managing the relationship with the government in education-related matters. She later became the youngest academic director of the School of Engineering of the largest and fastest-growing branch of DUOC (over 11,000 students), eventually becoming the Director of Student Affairs there.

Ximena became CEO of Education First on October 1, 2017.