Social Entreprenurs Award 2012

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The Schwab Foundation announced today the winners of the Latin America Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards at the World Economic Forum on Latin America held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Six Social Entrepreneurs were named today Latin America Social Entrepreneurs of the Year. The awards were granted by Hilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Switzerland, in the presence of Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, President of Mexico, President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, President Désiré Bouterse of the Republic of Suriname, and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain.

Honorees working in Brazil, Central America, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela are among the 25 Social Entrepreneurs from all over the world who take part in the meeting to provide an on-the-ground perspective on sustainability and social innovation.