Background

Special Guests

Holger Bergen (Paraguay)

Lawyer and currently Mayor of the city of Filadelfia, department of Boquerón. Previously, he worked for the Cooperativa Fernheim, where he started in the Legal Affairs office until serving as HR Chief of the Frigorífico de la Cooperativa, Frigochaco. In 2010 he was elected Municipal Councilor of Filadelfia for the period 2010-2015. He was President of the Municipal Board for three consecutive years. Subsequently, by unanimous decision of the Legislative Body, he was appointed as Mayor of Filadelfia and elected by citizens for the 2015-2020 period.

Jocelyn Curran (USA)

PEERY Foundation

Jocelyn Curran is the Peery Foundation's Project Manager, responsible for working with internal and external partners on projects that add value to grantees beyond the foundation's grant dollars. Prior to her current position, Jocelyn held several other roles at the foundation and her responsibilities ranged from managing relationships with grantees to producing the annual report in a way that communicates our grantee-centric approach across all of our work. Before joining the Peery Foundation in 2014, she worked on international ocean conservation at The Pew Charitable Trusts. She holds a BA in Political Science and History with a minor in Women's Studies from Denison University, an MA in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and a certificate in International Conflict Management from Johns Hopkins SAIS. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA with her surfer husband and two adorable senior dogs.

Jorge Martínez (Paraguay)

EMParaguay

Founder and Director of EMParaguay, an entity that promotes the application of biological products for the restoration of agricultural soils, reduction of pollutants in bodies of water and the recycling of organic waste as fertilizers. He graduated as an Agronomist and has a Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources from EARTH University in Costa Rica. He has participated in several courses and seminars on environmental and agricultural issues in addition to presenting his experiences on the sustainability of production in several countries in Latin America (Bolivia, Costa Rica, Peru, Chile, and Uruguay) as well as Japan and Europe.

Jessamyn Shams-Lau (USA)

PEERY Foundation

High school dropout turned MBA, Jessamyn Shams-Lau, currently co-creates and stewards the Peery Foundation's Grantee-Centric approach to philanthropy in her role as Executive Director. Jessamyn is an advocate for interdisciplinary approaches, thoughtful risk taking, and bold ideas developed through apprenticing with a problem. Jessamyn joined the Peery Foundation as its first staff member in 2009. She utilizes her experience as part of the founding Ashoka U team in her hands-on role as a Board Member of BYU’s Ballard Center, where she has created curriculum now taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. After realizing she's definitely not alone in being frustrated by the status quo in philanthropy Jessamyn co-wrote and illustrated the book, 'Unicorns Unite: How Nonprofits & Foundations Can Build EPIC Partnerships', with Jane Leu and Vu Le. Jessamyn has a BA in Fine Arts from the University of the Arts London and an MBA from Brigham Young University. She lives in Mountain View, CA with her ridiculously funny husband and two headstrong house rabbits.

Smita Bhatnagar (India)​

Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)

Senior Coordinator for the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), an organization and movement comprising 1.7 million women across 18 States in India. She is currently heading the training vertical of SEWA - SEWA Manager Ni School - which strengthens the managerial, technical and soft skills of grassroots women and their micro-enterprises. Besides identifying and developing needs-based content, delivering training, setting up livelihood linkages and developing a cadre of grassroots master trainers, Smita also works on various programs in agriculture, micro-enterprise development, capacity building and networking with partners like FAO, IFAD, World Bank, academic institutes and private and government players. Smita holds an experience of 30 years and a Doctoral Degree along with an MBA and certifications from –Indian Institute of Management, Yale School of Management, Coady International Institute, and Bradford Centre for International Development.

Joel Branski (Brazil)

Development Bank of Latin America (CAF)

Director Representative of Development Bank of Latin America in Paraguay. Joel is a Civil Engineer from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, has an MSc and a PHD in Environmental Water Resources from the Institut National Polytechnique, Toulouse, France, and post-doctoral research at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Marie Claire Burt (Paraguay)

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex

Doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex. Her research focuses on evaluating poverty mentoring/coaching programs in the developing world. Marie Claire has an M.Sc in Social Research from the University of Edinburgh, an M.A. in Education from Claremont Graduate University, and a B.A. in Political Studies from Pitzer College.

Martin Burt (Paraguay)

Fundación Paraguaya

Founder and Executive Director of Fundación Paraguaya. Dr. Burt is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum and of the Global Food Banking Network. In public service, he has served as Chief of Staff to the President of Paraguay, was elected Mayor of Asuncion, and was appointed Vice Minister of Commerce. He holds a Ph.D. from Tulane University Law School and is a Visiting Professor in Social Entrepreneurship at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Andy Cox (UK)

Innovations Transmit Enterprise / Signal UK

Director of Innovations Transmit Enterprise, Founder and Director of Signal UK. His work also covers consulting jobs with organisations who present exciting challenges such as working as an associate of Edinburgh Napier University researching how Mountain Biking can improve individual and community Mental and Physical well-being. Visiting lecturer at Deusto University, Bilbao on Sustainable Health systems, also a former Director of Business for Mental Health Matters, as well as a former Social Enterprise Consultant with Economic Partnerships Limited and North East Regional Coordinator for Social Firms.

Veronica Seraffini (Paraguay)

Centro de Análisis y Difusión de la Economía Paraguaya (CADEP)

Master in Social Sciences at FLACSO- Mexico and PhD in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She was previously Coordinator of the Social Economy Unit of the Ministry of Finance. Veronica is a university professor at the undergraduate and graduate level. She is a research member of the Center for Analysis and Dissemination of the Paraguayan Economy (CADEP) and has several publications on issues related to poverty, inequality, gender, among others. She participated in the Study of the Evaluation and Learning Platform of the Graduation Approach.

Silvia Flores (Argentina)

Cooperativa Barrio La Juanita

Executive Director of Cooperativa La Juanita, which, through its different self-sustainable programs, has brought the community forward since its formation in 2001. The project began with the dream of transforming an abandoned school into a formal primary school. Today, CooperativaLa Juanita is made up of 78 active members that serve 2,800 people. Among the services offered to the community are repair courses for cell phones and computers, a bakery, textiles, yoga for children, guitar, theater, doll-making, and crafts. Silvia studied social psychology and popular education.

Roberto Gimenez (Paraguay)

Fundación Paraguaya

Programs Manager at Fundación Paraguaya. Roberto has over 20 years of experience working at Fundación Paraguaya (FP) leading projects to implement poverty elimination programs and social development. He oversees the operations of three core programs: Microfinance, entrepreneurial education, and self-sustainable schools both in Paraguay and in other countries where Fundacion Paraguaya works. Roberto holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Asunción.

Melania Guerra (Costa Rica)​

Oceanographer - Science Diplomat

Experienced Oceanographer and Science Diplomacy strategist. Melania specializes in polar regions where the sea is free of ice due to climate change. She studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Costa Rica, worked for NASA's Johnson Space Center and then obtained her Master's and Doctorate in Oceanography from the University of California.

Raúl Gauto (Paraguay)

Forestal Sylvis SA

President of Forestal Sylvis SA and Former Strategic Supervisor of Water Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean at Fundacion Avina. Raúl co-founded Juntos por la Educación and the Moises Bertoni Foundation. He has extensive experience in forestal management, and holds an M.S. in Forest Economics and Resource Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Isabel Guerrero (Chile)

IMAGO Global Grassroots / UN / Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Co-Founder and Executive Director of IMAGO Global Grassroots, Member of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, and Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Isabel worked for 30 years at the World Bank, where she served as Vice President for the South Asia region. Professor at Harvard and at MIT, Isabel is an economist from the London School of Economics and a psychoanalyst trained at the Washington Psychoanalytic Society.

Stella Guillén (Paraguay)​

Technical Unit of the Social Cabinet of the Presidency of Paraguay

Master in Economics from the Universidad de los Andes - Colombia, Economist from the National University of Asunción. She has held several positions of responsibility in the Ministry of Finance and currently serves as Executive Director of the Social Cabinet of the Presidency. Stella teaches at the Faculty of Economics of the Universidad Nacional de Asunción at the level of Bachelor and Post-Graduate. She is a research member of the Center for Analysis and Dissemination of the Paraguayan Economy (CADEP) and has several publications on topics related to tax policy, international trade and the labor market. From the Social Cabinet, the scaling of the program with a graduation approach focus is coordinated in the social programs of the government.

Roberto Gutiérrez (Colombia)​​

Universidad de los Andes

Associate Professor at the School of Management of the Universidad de los Andes. Roberto has also worked as a consultant for the Ministry of the Family in Nicaragua, the National Department of Planning in Colombia, and different trade associations in Latin America. His work promotes cross-sector partnerships between private companies and nonprofit organizations. ​ Roberto is interested in social entrepreneurship. In particular, his research has explored inclusive businesses, organizational ambidexterity, the institutionalization of hybrid organizations, value creation and value capture by this type of organizations, and cross-sectorial alliances. ​ Roberto holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Johns Hopkins University.

Cristian Cardoner (Argentina)

Acumen Fund

Businessman, impact investor, and film producer. Crisitan’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, theater studies, Philosophy at the Academia del Sur, and a master's ​ degree in Social Anthropology at the Latin American Social Sciences Institute (FLACSO). He has written extensively about populations around the world with little or no contact with civilization. He has produced two documentaries, one on his trip to the North Pole and another on an expedition to Irian Jaya (Papua). In Africa he collaborated in several NGOs for many years, specializing in hunger problems and impact investments. He is the director of several companies in different parts of the world (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, France), and a board member of multiple social impact non-governmental entities including the Acumen Fund, GFN (Global FoodBank Network), Bank of Food of Buenos Aires, Network of Food Banks of Argentina, The Shared Value Company (Paraguay), Western Africa Rice Company (Sierra Leone).

José Molinas (Paraguay)

Instituto Desarollo

Chief Economist and Academic Director of the Development Institute (ID-Instituto Desarrollo) in Paraguay. José was the Minister of Planning for Economic and Social Development of Paraguay during 2013-2018. As Minister, he led the creation of the “Paraguay 2030” National Development Plan (NDP). Additionally, José worked at the World Bank (WB) for eight years as a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Gender Unit in LAC and left in 2013 as the Human Development Country Sector Coordinator for Central Asia (based in Kazakhstan). He designed and coordinated the creation of the Human Opportunity Index (HOI) in the LAC region. José Molinas Vega holds a Doctorate in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Katharina Hammler (Austria)​​​

Fundación Paraguaya

Katharina Hammler is the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation at Fundación Paraguaya. She works on multidimensional poverty measurement and the role of aspirations in eliminating poverty – both features of Fundación Paraguaya’s Poverty Stoplight. Katharina has studied Economics, Socioeconomics, and Political Sciences in Vienna and holds a Ph.D. in International Development from Tulane University.

Rick Holtz (USA)​​​

Twilio

Currently helping Twilio’s customers communicate. Formerly Front-End Engineering at OmniSci, and product design and front-end engineering at MagicBus. Ricky studied Information Management and Systems at UC Berkeley, and also worked as a product design intern at Salesforce and a Digital Analyst at Nickelodeon. He's interested in building flexible, maintainable front-end code and solving real user issues. He has designed APIs and built end-to-end systems in Node/Express and Python/Flask, and has a solid foundation in data structures and algorithms.

Adriana Insaurralde (Paraguay)​​​

Fundación Capital

Master in Management with Financial Engineering Orientation, Master in International Cooperation and Project Management and Specialist in Microfinance. Adriana is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Social Anthropology. She has more than 18 years of experience in the design and execution of social and economic inclusion projects in government programs and private entities, as well as in the design of financial products for the base of the pyramid, alternative financing platforms, studies, among others. She has worked in Mexico, Paraguay and Spain with international organizations. Since 2010 she has been linked to Fundación Capital and served as Executive Secretary in charge of the coordination of the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion of Paraguay 2014-2018. Fundación Capital has implemented the program with graduation approach jointly with the Government.

Andres Demp (Argentina)​​​

Grupo Alquimia S.A.

He has a Doctorate of Medicine from the National University of Córdoba. For 12 years he has been Executive Director of Grupo Alquimia S.A., an exporter of chia seeds, sesame seeds and other organic superfoods. He was a member of the Public-Private Council of Fight against Extreme Poverty of the National Government 2013-2018 and participated in initiatives by the private sector in social programs.

Joe Madiath (India)​​​

Gram Vikas

Founder and former executive director of Gram Vikas, an NGO based in Orissa, India. Gram Vikas uses common concerns for water and sanitation to unite and empower rural communities. Joe completed his studies in English literature from Madras University.

Jorge Maldonado (Colombia)​​​

Universidad de los Andes

Associate Professor of the Faculty of Economics of the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. Doctor (PhD) in Agricultural, Environmental and Economic Development of the Ohio State University. Program Director Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economy (LACEEP). His major research interests are in the economy of natural resources, fisheries, forests, biodiversity, protected areas and their relation to the economy of development, poverty, equity and sustainable development of local communities. His work has been published in magazines such as World Development, Ecological Economics, Environment and Development Economics, Biodiversity Conservation, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, AgBioforum and Canadian Journal of Development Studies, among others. From the Economic Development Studies Center (CEDE) of the Universidad de los Andes, he led the evaluations and dissemination of the Platform for Evaluation and Learning of Graduation Approach.

Hugo Florentin (Paraguay)​​​

Fundación Paraguaya

Hugo Florentin was born in Fernando de la Mora, Paraguay in 1957. He is married with 1 son and 1 daughter. He has a degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Asuncion. He joined Fundación Paraguaya in 2004 as Rural Technical Advisor and was subsequently promoted to Microfinance Branch Manager, Financial Self-Sufficient School Cerrito General Director, Training Unit Director in Tanzania, and from 2014 to 2017 Fundación Paraguaya in Tanzania Country Manager. In January 2018 Hugo Florentin returned to Cerrito Agricultural School in Paraguay.

Dinah Jean, (USA)​​​

Twilio Inc.

Dinah Jean is the Impact Program Manager for Twilio.org, the social impact arm of Twilio. She began her career working on issues facing asylum seekers and refugees at Physicians for Human Rights. Since then she has focused her efforts on guiding businesses on how to effectively commit their resources to social impact.

Gustavo Nagy Breitenstein (Uruguay)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 2007 Co-Laureate Nobel Prize. Mr. Nagy Breitenstein is an expert in environmental issues and holds a PhD in Oceanography from the University of Bordeaux I.

Juan Carlos Pane (Paraguay)

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex

Doctoral Researcher at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex. Juan Carlos is currently studying the relationship between poverty alleviation programs and empowerment. Prior to joining the DPhil programme at IDS, Juan Carlos worked in the Ministry of Social and Economic Planning and was involved in the National Poverty Alleviation Program in Paraguay. He has more than a decade of experience in designing, developing and supporting projects in the areas of poverty, civil society participation, rule of law, and anticorruption programs. He has a Master’s degree in Political Science (Fulbright Scholarship) from the University of Missouri, a Master’s degree in Social Research from the University of Edinburgh, and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Catholic University of Paraguay.

Dave Peery (USA)

Peery Foundation

Managing Director of the Peery Foundation, a family foundation based in Palo Alto, California. The Peery Foundation invests in and serves social entrepreneurs and leading organizations in the San Francisco Peninsula and around the world. Dave is an advocate for common sense approaches to funding and serving social entrepreneurs. He is a founding member of Big Bang Philanthropy and the Red de Inversores Ángeles, Paraguay’s first network of angel investors. Dave is also endeavoring to improve education in Paraguay as a board member of Enseña por Paraguay.

Nancy Ramos (Paraguay)

Fundación Paraguaya

Methodology Manager for Poverty Stoplight at Fundación Paraguaya. Nancy has extensive experience in the implementation of action plans to improve the quality of life of families. She is currently in her second year of the Master of Social Sciences at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences - FLACSO - to generate strategies in development and social construction to intervene in the public sector, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations.

Larry Reed (USA)

RESULTS

Senior Fellow for Financial Inclusion at RESULTS, an advocacy group seeking to bring about legislation and policies that contribute to the elimination of extreme poverty around the world. Former Regional Director for Africa with Opportunity International. He was also the first CEO of the Opportunity International Network. Mr. Reed is a graduate from Wheaton College and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Carolina Robino (Uruguay/Canada)

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Her areas of interest include the analysis of poverty and inequality, labor markets, financial inclusion and the economic empowerment of women and young people. Carolina also works in the role of companies and social innovation for the inclusion of women and young people. Prior to joining IDRC, she worked as a researcher and taught at the Department of Development Studies at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa and at the Faculty of Economics at the University of the Republic (Uruguay). She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of the Republic of Uruguay, a Master's Degree in Political and Social Studies from Latin America from the Alberto Hurtado University of Chile and a Doctorate in Development Studies from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

Oscar Rodas (Paraguay)

World Wildlife Fund

Director of Climate Change and Policies at WWF Paraguay. Oscar is a candidate for MSc. in Natural Resources Management at the National University of Asunción, in the Department of Agrarian Sciences. He is a specialist in natural resources and the environment, and also in remote sensors and geographic computer systems. Oscar is a key person for climate change in Paraguay, and is an advisor to the National Commission for Climate Change and the National Office of Climate Change. He joined WWF in 2014.

Luis Fernando Sanabria (Paraguay)

Fundación Paraguaya

General Manager at Fundación Paraguaya. He oversees the operations of programs by leading a team of 500 people to implement poverty elimination programs, entrepreneurial education and self-sustainable schools. Mr. Sanabria has done consulting work for the Inter-American Development Bank, Avina Foundation, and the United Nations Development Program. Mr. Sanabria is a lawyer and holds an MBA from the Austral University in Buenos Aires.

Brett Sanders (USA)

University of California, Irvine

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Sanders’ has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley, and an MS and PhD in Civil Engineering from University of Michigan. His current research focuses on flooding and erosion hazards.

Yan Speranza (Paraguay)

Moisés Bertoni Foundation

Director of the Moisés Bertoni Foundation, President of the Executive Club of Paraguay, and recognized as a social entrepreneur due to his participation in the creation of the Junior Achievement Program in Paraguay. Mr. Speranza holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Asuncion. He also has a postgraduate degree in Marketing (U.S.A. and Japan), International Commerce (Brasil), Social Management (U.S.A.) and Sustainable Development (INCAE-Costa Rica).

Florencia Attademo-Hirt (Argentina)

Moisés Bertoni Foundation

Director of the Moisés Bertoni Foundation, President of the Executive Club of Paraguay, and recognized as a social entrepreneur due to his participation in the creation of the Junior Achievement Program in Paraguay. Mr. Speranza holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Asuncion. He also has a postgraduate degree in Marketing (U.S.A. and Japan), International Commerce (Brasil), Social Management (U.S.A.) and Sustainable Development (INCAE-Costa Rica).

Paula Burt (Paraguay)

Avina Foundation

Program Coordinator of the Access to Water and Climate Action Program of the Avina Foundation. The Access to Water program seeks to promote collaborative governance of water and scale social, technological and business solutions from community and citizen organizations that recognize the human right to water and sanitation in Latin America. She is also a member of the Board of the Moisés Bertoni Foundation and the Fundación Paraguaya. Paula graduated Suma Cum Laude with a degree in Political Science and International Environmental Policy from the University of the Pacific. She is the mother of two girls: Anna Paula and María Paz. She is Paraguayan and a resident of Asunción.

Eduardo Allende (Paraguay)

UNDP

Program Officer of Democratic Governance of UNDP Paraguay. Specialist in Development and International Cooperation with 10 years of experience in sustainable development, partnerships for development, strategic planning and international cooperation. He has been at UNDP in Paraguay since 2008 as a consultant and responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of different projects with topics such as: poverty reduction, promotion of social dialogue, sustainable development, green economy, public-private partnerships, productive landscapes and biodiversity. He is particularly interested in the contribution of the environment to reduce poverty, economic development, sustainability in the production of commodities, democratic governance and the channeling of financial resources for sustainable development.

Evelyn Rodriguez-Perez (USA)

USAID

Country Representative at USAID in Paraguay. She is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service. Prior to assuming her current position, Evelyn was Director of USAID’s Office of Education where she oversaw the development and implementation of the Agency’s strategy and policies in the education sector. Previous assignments include Acting Mission Director and Director of the Office of Education and Health for USAID/Peru; Director of the Office of Education for USAID/Egypt; and Deputy Director of the Office of Human Resources for USAID/Honduras. Before joining USAID, she worked for the city of Chicago as a school administrator as well as taught at DePaul University as adjunct staff in the School of Education. She is a returned Peace Corp Volunteer, having served in Ecuador. Following her two year commitment, she joined the PeaceCorps staff as an education trainer. Evelyn started her career as a learning disabilities specialist and middle school teacher. She received a B.S. from Winthrop College in South Carolina and holds a M.Ed. from DePaul University. She was certified as a public school principal by the city of Chicago in 2000.

Michael Walton (USA)

IMAGO Global Grassroots / Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Director for Economic Development, Research, and Strategy at IMAGO Global Grassroots. Michael is also a senior lecturer at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi. He worked for 20 years at the World Bank, including as Global Director for Poverty Reduction, Chief Economist for East Asia, and director of two World Development Reports.

Genzo Yamamoto (USA)

Opportunity International

Genzo Yamamoto leads Opportunity’s Knowledge Management team dedicated to the review, research, evaluation of, and knowledge generation from, Opportunity’s community and economic development work around the world. This involves researching clients or markets; supporting program strategy and optimization, piloting and capturing learnings from innovations, and conducting impact studies, touching Opportunity’s various sector programs (microbusiness, education, agriculture, digital, and training). Genzo holds a PhD from Yale and a CEP from The Evaluators Institute affiliated with Claremont Graduate University.

Elaine Amaral Fernandez (Brazil)​

Banco da Familia

Lynne Anderson (USA)​

Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Vaishnavi Bala (UAE)​

Columbia University

Juan Bernal (Colombia)​

Tinto Libre

Andrew G. Fagan (USA)

CCE Chemung County

Brad Gurrie (Australia)

SocialSuite

Jesko Hentschel (Germany)

World Bank

Shane Ipatas (Papua New Guinea)

Paradise Development Consultancy

Ghandi Katao (Papua New Guinea)

Paradise Development Consultancy

Stephen Kikala (Papua New Guinea)

Enga Provincial Government

Alejandro Pellico (Mexico)

USEM

Gustavo Ramirez (Mexico)

USEM

Georgia Schmidt (Brazil)

Banco da Familia

Silvia Taurozzi (Argentina)

Fundación Irradia

Daniella Tello Rioja (Colombia)

Tinto Libre

Carol Winch Houssock (USA)

CCE Chemung County

Mateo Acosta (Paraguay)

Po Paraguay

Paul Arias (Ecuador)

Fundación Crisfe

Nicole Beisseinger Brizuela (Paraguay)

Alex S.A.

Andrea Burt (Paraguay)

Sistema B

Claudia Ayala (Paraguay)

Credicentro

Tomas Contreras (Chile)

GeCo

Dan Elkington

Social Suite

Monica Ceuppens (Paraguay)

Supermercado Los Jardines

Yessenia de la Paz (El Salvador)

FUSAI

Alicia Florentin (Paraguay)

Manduvira

Karen Grutter (Paraguay)

Casa Grutter

Napoleón Gudino

Blum Center

Silvia Ibarra (Paraguay)

Supermercado Los Jardines

Sofia Isla (Paraguay)

Supermercado Los Jardines

Veronica Juna (Ecuador)

Fundación Crisfe

Catherine Kelly (Paraguay)

Autopiezas CelSA

Luis Lane (Paraguay)

Junior Chamber International

Laura López (Paraguay)

Manduvira

Edith Medina

Blum Center

Jochen Schubert

Blum Center

Bryan Giger (Switzerland)

Co-Founder, Penguin Academy