Catalina Escobar Restrepo

President, Juanfe Foundation

Catalina Escobar left the private sector to become a social entrepreneur, dedicating to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Colombia. As the President of Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar Foundation, Catalina was awarded the National Order of Merit in Silver Cross Grade. Catalina was selected to be a Fortune/State Department Global Women's Partnership and recognized as a Top 10 CNN Heroes and Top 10 Best Colombian Leaders. Moreover, Catalina has received a number of awards including Poder Business Award by Poder Magazine, 21 Leaders of the 21st Century by Women eNews, an honorary doctorate degree from Clark University and Stanford Women Leaders Fellow.