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A Why and a How – A Life with a Meaning

A Why and a How – A Life with a Meaning

Mario Sánchez   Professor and entrepreneur, with more than 25 years of experience in teaching Mathematics and Physical Sciences at secondary and college levels, he has also been dedicated to the Educational Administration. Professor at the Universidad del Valle, giving classes of Basic Mathematics, Algebra and Trigonometry, as well as Introduction to Statistics. He is […]

Make your life, your next Movie

Make your life, your next Movie

Kenneth Müller Guatemalan filmmaker, had directed more than 170 productions, including documentaries, short films, and TV commercials. His work has been presented at international film festivals in France, Spain, the US, China and Mexico, and also was broadcast on television networks such as MTV, TELEHIT and Ritmoson Latino. In 2014, his feature film “12 segundos” […]

Encouragement and Empathy

Encouragement and Empathy

Luis Vohn Ahn Guatemalan businessman and professor, founder of the company CAPTCHA and reCAPTCHA, which was acquired by Google in 2009. Creator of the Duolingo platform, worldwide recognized for its contribution to free language learning.   For his research in computing and crowdsourcing, he obtained various international recognitions in the scientific and technological field, including: […]

The power of global citizenship and intergenerational responsibility to make us all part of the answer

The power of global citizenship and intergenerational responsibility to make us all part of the answer

Trae Holland Educational Leader/Non-Profit Specialist Trae is the Executive Director and Head of Safe Passage, an educational and outreach organization serving the communities surrounding Guatemala City’s garbage dump.  With over 30 years in education and work serving communities at risk, he has also founded an international sustainability firm and led strategic planning, financial management and […]

Train Your Mind with the Passion of your Heart

Train Your Mind with the Passion of your Heart

Juan Carlos Sagastume   Guatemalan, originally from Petén, is an extreme athlete with more than thirty years of experience. He is the first Latin American to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat, among many other achievements, the first person in the world to cross the Uyuni salt without stopping. Currently, he holds the world […]

Start a business to resurface

Start a business to resurface

Julio Zelaya   Entrepreneur, Writer and International Speaker. Global expert in Entrepreneurship, Transformation and Change Management at personal and organizational levels, with extensive experience as a Consultant and Certified Coach.  He had trained more than 75,000 people per year in person and more than 500,000 in digital media. Founder of Universidad Corporativa Digital, Escolaris, Emprende […]

Teikirizi – Relax and Keep Going!

Teikirizi – Relax and Keep Going!

Alan Tenenbaum W.   Guatemalan, passionate for music, sports and travel. Graduate of Marketing at the University of Colorado. In June 2008, Alan had an accident, in which a dive into a swimming pool knocked him out, remaining him underwater and causing damage in the spinal dorse by the impact of two of his cervicals, […]

Leadership

Leadership

Daniela de la Fuente   Guatemalan entrepreneur, founder and director of Talkin´Heads, is currently a source of employment for approximately 200 workers. Most of the people who work with her are women, all of them with the role of being the main providers of their family. In order to take full advantage of the countless […]

D. Thinking

D. Thinking

Jeremy Ultley   Jeremy currently leads the d.school’s work with organizations as Director of Executive Education. In this role, he advises professionals and organizations on how to imbed the tools of design thinking and cultivate an innovative organizational culture. He also teaches the celebrated d.leadership and LaunchPad classes, advanced d.school courses focused on creating real-world […]

Project Guatemala in a Different Way

Project Guatemala in a Different Way

Carlos López Ayerdi   Professional photographer, nowadays considered the driving force behind documentary wedding photography in Guatemala. He has made different photographic exhibitions in recent years, most related to Guatemalan culture. In 2019 he published his first book in which he documented with photographs the 25 ethnic groups in Guatemala, traveling throughout the country and […]

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