Leticia Jáuregui Casanueva
Born and raised in Mexico City, Leticia has presented her work on remittances, women’s entrepreneurship, women’s economic empowerment and gender equality at the Wharton School of Business, the OAS, the OECD and the WEF Davos Annual Meeting, amongst others. In 2008, Leticia founded Crea (www.crea.org.mx) that trains & advises low-income women micro and small entrepreneurs in marginalized communities to strengthen & grow their businesses. To date, Crea has worked with over 16,000 women, benefitting them and close to 40,000 members of their families and communities. In 2014, Crea launched a public-private partnership with the National Institute for Entrepreneurs of Mexico called Mujeres Moviendo México (www.mmm.org.mx) that is working with thousands of entrepreneurs in Mexico, providing them with advising, training and consulting. Leticia is the Community Ambassador of Singularity University in Mexico. She has done consulting work around non-profit law and philanthropy in Mexico and is one of the founders and partners of Impact Hub Mexico City (mexicocity.impacthub.net) that provides a unique platform for collaboration for high impact entrepreneurs in Mexico by giving them access to a dynamic workspace and a network of local and global contacts and resources. She is also a founder and director of Tishi (http://tishi.mx/), a new electronics brand and e-commerce with an innovative and unique digital DNA. Leticia has received multiple awards and recognition for her work as a social entrepreneur, including an Echoing Green Fellowship, a GLG Social Impact Fellowship and a membership to the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum. She’s a graduate of ITAM, in Mexico City, the University of California Davis and Singularity University.