Rising Talents Mexico 2016: Saluting Mexico’s emerging leaders for ‘remarkable passion and commitment’



Saluting Mexico’s emerging leaders for ‘remarkable passion and commitment’


The Women's Forum for the Economy & Society, in partnership with Aeromexico, American Express Global Corporate Payments and IPADE Business School, is pleased to announce the nominees for the Rising Talents initiative at Women’s Forum Mexico 2016. The six nominees are inspiring women from Mexico, all under the age of 40, who have demonstrated remarkable passion and commitment in their professional and personal lives. They have been invited to attend Women’s Forum Mexico, which takes place 27-28 April 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Polanco in Mexico City. They will also become members of the Rising Talents network, which comprises more than 165 women around the world and is an integral part of the global Women’s Forum community.


The Women’s Forum Mexico 2016 Rising Talents are:

  • Valeria Chapa, Vice President & General Counsel, Latin America, Honeywell
  • Eufrosina Cruz Mendoza, Politician and Activist
  • Ariana Gomez, Chief Innovation Officer, Gentera S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Altaír Jarabo, Actress and entrepreneur
  • Leticia Jauregui, Founder and Director, Crea
  • Alba Medina Flores, Co-founder, Pop.Space
  • Saskia Niño de Rivera, General Director, Reinserta Un Mexicano C.
  • Lorena Saravia, Designer and CEO, Lorena Saravia

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Women’s Forum Mexico 2016, produced by the Paris-based Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, brings together more than 600 visionary women and men from North and Latin America, Europe and the Caribbean, from both the public and private sectors and from all major fields of endeavor. Building on the theme “co-creando junt@s/co-creating together”, delegates will discuss women’s economic empowerment and the necessity to involve everyone in the process of creating new collaborative social and economic opportunities.

Other important Women’s Forum initiatives on the program during Women’s Mexico include: CEO Champions, created in 2010 to drive progress and accountability for women’s advancement in the private and public sectors; and a special focus on Amazing Women from Mexico who have demonstrated their ability to take risks and who act as catalysts in their organizations and communities. In addition, a six-member Cuban Delegation of women entrepreneurs will participate in high-level discussions and networking sessions at Women’s Forum Mexico.

After Women’s Forum Mexico, two more can’t-miss Women’s Forum meetings are scheduled this year: Women’s Forum Mauritius (20-21 June); and the 12th annual Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Deauville, France (November 30 – December 2).