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Andrés Santamaría, RECON director, will receive a Global Award from the Women Economic Forum for being a leader who contributes to the construction of a better world

16 July, 2019 - Autor: Recon Colombia

Andrés Santamaría, director of RECON, was notified by Dr. Harbeen Arora, Founder and Global President of ALL Ladies League -ALL-, a multinational network of women entrepreneurs and leaders around the world, who encourage conversations, connections and collaborations in a spirit of «sisters beyond the borders» for mutual empowerment and «business beyond the borders» and of the Women Economic Forum –WEF- that on August 2, will be awarded the “Iconic Leaders that create a world” Award better for everyone. ”

The recognition will be carried out within the framework of the First Women Economic Forum that will be held in Latin America and will be based in Cartagena, Colombia, between August 1 and 3 at the Hilton Hotel.

This award exalts the work of Andrés Santamaría as a promoter of Social Entrepreneurship in Colombia through RECON, as a defender of human rights, especially women, and for leading actions that contribute to the creation of a better world throughout his professional career as a public servant and now as a promoter of social entrepreneurship for development.

This global recognition will exalt 35 people, 5 men and 30 women among 266 nominees. In addition to 15 companies and organizations. The winners were chosen by the selected members of the Advisory Council of the Women Economic Forum 2018-19, composed of 21 world leaders *.

Nadia Sánchez, director of the Women Economic Forum Latin America & Founder She Is said that “this award is a recognition of the hard and tireless work of leaders who build the country, who contribute to the construction of peace, the defense of human rights and development Economic and social Andrés Santamaría is a symbol and representation of those iconic leaders who contribute to the construction of a better world. ”

For his part, Andrés Santamaría, said he was very pleased with the announcement and indicated that “it is very pleasant to receive global recognition and is an impulse to continue the work of generating development opportunities to generate social transformations and contribute to the construction of a different future ”

To learn more about WEF Latin America visit: https://weflatinoamerica.com/

* Selected members of the Advisory Council of the Women Economic Forum 2018-19:

  1. HRH, Her Royal Highness Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Princess of Denmark
  2. HRH, Her Royal Highness Princess Firyal of Jordan
  3. H.E. Judge Joyce Aluoch, First VP, International Criminal Court, Netherlands
  4. Prof. Richard D’Aveni, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth, USA
  5. Clas Neumann, Senior VP – Fast Growth Market Strategy at SAP, China
  6. Anneli Jaattenmaki, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Finland
  7. Lisa M. Gillmor, Mayor of Santa Clara, USA
  8. Julie Girling, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, United Kingdom
  9. Giulia Moi, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Italy
  10. Dr. Eduardo J. Padron, President, Miami Dade College, Florida, USA
  11. Pamela Trotman Reid, President Emerita, University of Saint Joseph, USA
  12. Dr. Rolando A. Flores, Dean, New Mexico State University, USA
  13. Ivana Maletić, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Croatia
  14. Kaja Kallas, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Estonia
  15. Ziya Ma, Vice President of Big Data, Intel, USA
  16. Dr. Chiara Hensley, VP, Eastern Michigan University, USA
  17. Adina Loana Valean, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Romania
  18. Danuta Hübner, Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Poland
  19. Alexandra Pascalidou, Journalist, TV Producer Radio host, Sweden
  20. Sevim Arbana, Women Human Rights Activist, Albania
  21. Lord Raj Loomba, Founder, Loomba Foundation, United Kingdom