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She has worked as a journalist in radio, newspaper and television. Bibiana works in Semana magazine and serves as editor of Reconciliación Colombia project.
Fifteen years of artistic career, not only make Adriana Lucia in one of the most recognized Colombian artists of the time, but also worthy of several nominations and awards. She was nominated to the Latin Grammy Awards for Best Tropical Album in 2008.
Yolanda Perea Mosquera is a Colombian leader who has stood for the defense of the rights of victims, especially those who have suffered sexual violence in the Colombian conflict. At 11 years old, living in a village in the department of Chocó, Yolanda was victim of sexual violence.
Tatyana Orozco is the new director of the Department for Social Prosperity of Colombia. Her challenges in her new position will be to lift large groups of people out of poverty and accomplish social equity goals announced by President Juan Manuel Santos.
Maria Teresa Villanueva is a Lead Specialist with the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group.
Sarah Williams works with family foundations, individual donors, and social investors to realize philanthropic and impact investing goals. She designs and manages grant and impact investing portfolios in a wide range of areas including: social entrepreneurship and women’s economic advancement.
Peggy Clark is Vice President of policy programs, executive director of Aspen Global Health and Development, and director of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise at the Aspen Institute. Prior to serving in founding and leadership roles at the Institute, she was a program officer at the Ford Foundation and the first director of small-scale enterprise and credit at Save the Children.
Beatriz Elena Mora was born in Itagüi, Antioquia, and studied singing at Universidad de Antioquia. She is one of the most important sopranos of Colombia.
Beatriz Linares Cantillo has worked for over twenty-two years defending the rights of vulnerable groups. Lawyer and specialist in Public Management and Administrative Institutions of Universidad de los Andes.
Cristiana Falcone Sorrell has over 15 years of international career experience working in strategy and business development for global corporations (SONY, Shell), international governmental organizations (ILO, IFAD, FAO, UNDCCP) and the media (RAI, Gruppo Espresso, World Economic Forum Media, Entertainment, Information and Sports Industries).
Belén Sanz Luque, UN Women Country Representative for Colombia. Spanish national, has over 15 years of experience in development policies, with special emphasis on gender equality and women's rights, and evaluation of public policies in international arenas.
Director General of the Colombian Family Welfare Institute (ICBF). Prior she served on the Board of ICBF representing Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia.
Alejandro Santos, Director and Editor-in-Chief of Revista Semana, the most influential economic and political magazine in Colombia, and one of the most respected media sources in Latin America.
Kate O’Brian is president of Al Jazeera America and oversees all editorial content on the television network and website, including news hours, prime time programming, and documentary series.
Felipe Gómez is the creator of Actitud-E, a model which is based on the idea that entrepreneurship should be the way to see the world in order to drive innovation and become agents of change in personal, social, professional and family areas. Throughout his career, he has distinguished for being an innovative entrepreneur.
Expert in the development of clinical programs and health education for women. Paula A. Johnson, is the Executive Director of the Mary Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology and Chief of the Division of Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).
Carlos Eduardo Valdés is the General Director of the National Institute of Forensic Medicine and Forensic Sciences. He has been a public official at the Attorney General's Office for thirteen years of which he has been Chief of the Criminal Investigation Division for seven years. Currently he coordinates the Human Rights Unit of the National Directorate of Special Investigations of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Jineth Bedoya Lima studied journalism at Universidad Central of Colombia. She has worked for more than seventeen years as a journalist in the most important medias of the country such as RCN Radio, El Espectador and is currently in charge of special topics in Casa Editorial EL TIEMPO.
Political scientist, journalist, lawyer and academic. Natalia was dean of the Political Science Faculty at the University of Jorge Tadeo Lozano. She is also a political analyst and columnist of the newspaper El Tiempo.
Current director of the Center for Economic Development Studies at the Faculty of Economics of Universidad de los Andes, Raquel Bernal has a well-recognized history of experience as a consultant on impact assessment and design of early childhood programs in organizations of the importance of the Inter-American Development Bank and the CAF.
Since September 2013, Ximena is the General Coordinator of the new civil society initiative Reconciliación Colombia.
Becoming the first woman to hold the presidency of the public broadcaster television in the United States PBS, having won thirty-seven Emmy Awards, two Academy nominations, and being named as one of the 50 most influential women in the United States by The Huffington Post, are just some of the recognitions Pat Mitchell has received throughout her career as a producer, journalist and opinion leader.
Rebecca Leventhal is a Director at Social Finance, a nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing investment capital to drive social change.
Considered as one of the 100 most influential women in the world by the American press, Dr. Patricia Simmons, currently Executive Medical Director of Health Policy at the Mayo Clinic, has become an authority and world leader on pediatric and adolescent medicine.
Catalina Escobar has received numerous awards and recognitions for her active participation in the Colombian social sector. She was on the Top 10 CNN Heroes in 2012, and received the National Merit Order Award by President Juan Manuel Santos. In 2013 she became one of the 10 Best Leaders in Colombia by Revista Semana.