Daniel Gajardo, from Santiago, Chile, is pursuing a master's degrees in International Policy at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences and in environment and resources at Stanford School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a diploma in hydraulic engineering. Daniel aspires to address environmental problems with an interdisciplinary approach. He has worked as head of consulting in TriCiclos, a Latin American circular economy company, and he co-founded Engineers Without Borders Chile, a nonprofit seeking to improve the quality of life of underserved communities through the application of humanitarian engineering methodologies. He has been recognized with multiple awards, including Best Graduating Student, by Pontificia’s School of Engineering and alumni foundation, and the Chilean Institute of Engineers.