Fundación América Solidaria
Chile
Juan Pablo Illanes
President
Chile
Juan Pablo Illanes
I am Juan Pablo Illanes, a doctor with a medical degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. I received a master's degree from Harvard and an honorary doctorate from the State University of New York. I serve as an advisor to El Mercurio newspaper and President of the Universidad Diego Portales.
Chile
Francisco Javier Cox
Vicepresident
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Francisco Javier Cox
English version coming soon
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Rodrigo Jordán
director
Chile
Rodrigo Jordán
I am Rodrigo Jordán. I have a degree in industrial and civil engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and have a Ph.D. from Oxford University. Currently I am President of the Foundation for Overcoming Poverty, a professor in the MBA program at PUC and President and Founder of the Vertical Group. I co-authored various publications about leadership. I am also a mountaineer and was part of the first group of South Americans to reach the summit of Mount Everest. I was honored by the Gilbert M. Grosvenor Center for contributions to geographic education.
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Guillermo Ismael Rolando
Director
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Guillermo Ismael Rolando
-Profile in progress-
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Nicole Gladys Jequier
Director
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Nicole Gladys Jequier
English version coming soon
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Luis Perera
Director
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Luis Perera
I am Luis Perera, a public accountant with a degree in administration. I was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. I have experience with CSR, sustainability and integrated reporting.
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Marcela Rentería
Director
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Marcela Rentería
My name is Marcela Rentería, and I am the Director of the Regional Office of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies of Harvard University. The office’s co-founder, an international model inside Harvard, which develops academic relevant programs with professors, students and ex alumni in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Uruguay. Also, I am a co-founder and leader of “Recupera Chile”, a multidisciplinary project for communities that were devastated by the February 2010 earthquake and tsunami, in Chile. I have a Masters from Lesley University, Cambridge in Intercultural Relations, and an undergraduate in Social Communications with emphasis in Organizational Communication from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota.
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Catalina Mertz
Director
Chile
Catalina Mertz
I am Catalina Mertz, an economist and MSc in economy and philosophy (LSE). Researcher, Projects Manager and the Director of Research and Development of the “Fundación Paz Ciudadana”. I participated in the forum of Experts in Citizen Security (2003) and in the modernizations of the criminal proceedings and alternative sanctions systems. Moreover, I am a founding partner of the Sociedad Chilena de Políticas Públicas (Chilean Society of Public Policies), and after having worked in government faculties of the University Adolfo Ibáñez and the University del Desarrollo, I became an advisor of the Ministry of Interior and Public Safety (2010), and of the prime sub secretary of Offense Prevention (2011 y 2012). In 2012 I reintegrated the “Fundación Paz Ciudadana”, assuming the executive direction
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Margarita Fuentes
Director
Chile
Margarita Fuentes
I am Margarita Paola, daughter of natural childbirth. My role in the directory of America Solidaria Chile is to represent each volunteer who, like me, has work for this organization. I have a regional and regionalized overlook, experience in communitarian work, social projects and management, poet. An Accountant Auditor of the Universidad de Concepción, and currently working in a Health Center in Los Angeles, where I combine the financial sector with that which makes sense to me: community and the social aspect. Therefore, I define myself as a “Social Accountant”, always working for a better world.
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Gladys Ramírez
Director
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Gladys Ramírez
I am Gladys Ramírez, better known as “La Popa” and I am from Cerro Navia. Motivated by the hard reality of my experience (I am the mother of Camila Herrera, who was born with imperfect osteogenesis) I founded, in 2005, the foundation “Amigos de Jesús”, a place that welcomes children and teenagers with disabilities that live in extreme poverty in Cerro Navia and Sagrada familia, in Curicó. This has been a friendly place where we help them grow in dignity and with social inclusion.
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María Paz Iturrieta
Director
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María Paz Iturrieta
I am María Paz Iturrieta, chilean, doctor graduated from Universidad Católica de Chile, travel lover and returned voluntary of América Solidaria in Haití, country that I felt in love after work during a year in semi-rurals communities of Puerto Principe and extreme rurals outside the haitian capital. Nowadays I work on Internal Medicine in Sótero del Río hospital and representing all the returned voluntaries in the directory of América Solidaria Chile.
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Enrique García
Director
Chile
Enrique García
English version coming soon!
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Marcela Bravo
(Español) Directora
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Marcela Bravo
(Español) Soy Marcela Bravo Puldain, Ingeniera Comercial de la Universidad de Chile y AMP del ESE. Casada y madre de cuatro hombres. Mi interés por las relaciones entre la empresa y su entorno lo he canalizado en mi trayectoria profesional como Gerente de Relaciones Institucionales en Telefónica, Gerente de Comunicaciones Corporativas en Aguas Andinas y Gerente de Comunicaciones y RSE en BCI, y Gerente de Asuntos Corporativos de la ACHS. He sido directora de AccionRSE, Consejera de Enseña Chile y miembro del Círculo de Sociedad&Empresa de ICARE. Soy directora del Consejo del Pacto Global, de USEC y de América Solidaria.
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Francisco Gallego
(Español) Director
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Francisco Gallego
(Español) Soy Francisco Gallego, casado muy felizmente con Leonor Chaigneau y juntos tenemos cuatro niños de entre 15 y 8 años (Malú, Juancho, Jose y Clarita). Me dedico a la academia haciendo investigación y docencia, en temas de desarrollo económico como profesor del Instituto de Economía de la PUC-Chile. Mi trabajo ha sido una fuente de gran realización personal, tanto en la interacción con alumnos/as -muy capaces y desafiantes- como en la generación de nuevo conocimiento científico. En esto he tenido la suerte de estar asociado a centros de investigación como J-PAL y el EH Clio Lab.