Angélica Fuentes

One of Latin America’s most prominent businesswomen and committed impact investors.

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driving social impact

The Standout Advocate
for Gender Equality

Angélica Fuentes is a leading advocate for gender equality and women empowerment issues. Her work has helped define the modern socio-economic landscape of gender equality and has affected change for hundreds of thousands of women across the world. 


Angélica Fuentes is one of Latin America’s most impactful businesswomen and committed impact investors. Her commitment to improving lives and communities, particularly by supporting women and girls, sets her apart from other elite business leaders in the region.


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  • Angélica Fuentes has been an incredible role model for girls and women around the world and a powerful advocate for the women of Latin America on the global stage.

    Kathy Calvin
    Kathy Calvin President and CEO, United Nations Foundation
  • Fuentes is engaged in the work of various philanthropic organizations, including the UN Foundation, where she and Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan serve as global advocates, and Aid for Aids International and the American Business Council, where she is an active member. For more than 25 years, Fuentes has been involved in the development of Latin American women.

    Clinton Foundation
    Clinton Foundation
  • Angélica’s support has been integral to the success of Girl Up’s work ... As a successful businesswoman who uses her brands and her reach to advance the greater social good, Angélica is an inspiration for the next generation of global leaders.

    Melissa Hillenbrenner
    Melissa Hillenbrenner Director of Girl Up
  • It is no wonder she was recognized for her body of work and received the Maestro Cares award. Congratulations again … you are indeed a woman who is very deserving.

    The City Magazine
    The City Magazine
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