Marita Ibañez

Marita Ibañez

Master Student

University of Tsukuba

Artist + designer, digital entrepreneur and teacher. Develops projects and researches creativity, territory, identity and collaborative communities. Higher education teacher, with more than a decade of experience. She has been Coordinator and Teacher of the Science Department at the University of Technology and Engineering - UTEC, Academic Coordinator and Design Teacher at the Toulouse Lautrec Institute, teacher for the San Ignacio de Loyola Institute, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. Ex-founder and Creative Director of “Iconografico”, a cultural, technological and educational project, where the drawings of the cultures of Peru are reinterpreted in contemporary design. She has also been a Co-Founder of PickApp, an urban community empowerment and digital reputation startup. She has been part of the 2nd generation of Wayra Peru, Startup Peru and Ynnovadores. Her projects have been presented in different cities of Peru, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Spain, Colombia, France, the United States and Japan. She was host of the radio program “Pasos Cortos”, promoting female entrepreneurship, alternative industries and independent music. Selected for the Monbukagakusho scholarship from the Japanese Ministry of Education, she is currently researching for the Kansei Design specialty at the Faculty of Comprehensive Human Sciences at Tsukuba University.


  • Creativity
  • Art
  • Education
  • Dance
  • Kyūdō


  • BFA in Painting, 2008

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú