Rosa S. Brem, has a nursing degree from Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego from Trujillo (Peru), with a specialization in Surgery and experience in Mental Health. Rosa has more of 8 years in the NGOs sector, working with communities- based programs since 2009. In 2013 funded the NGO Hands on Peru with an international commitment to improving access to medical care and quality education for disempowered and marginalized populations in Peru. In 2016 together with her organization has built the first health community center in Peru.
The project´s name is CESAPU – Centro de Salud Pública, that seek to develop in the practice and, together with the community, the determinants that allow them to improve their health. This project also let her gain invaluable leadership, international collaboration, and preventive & educative health programs experience. In 2017, she was a semifinalist for the national prize Protagonists of Change by Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas UPC, this recognition is given to Peruvians with high social impact initiatives. And another recognition in 2018 like Young Leader of America, being a Fellow from a US Department of State-sponsored exchange program for entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently she works like Director of Development of Hands on Peru and the responsible of external affairs of CESAPU Project. “I think that CESAPU is the most effective way to generate large-scale impact and to cultivate and expand our new-world ideals of disease prevention in communities where disease management is the unfortunate norm”