Maria Ines leads the community engagement, awards selection process, and impact measurement of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, sister organization of the World Economic Forum. She is passionate about empowering people to live and grow with dignity, autonomy and hope. In the past she has worked as key account manager for Latin America at the World Economic Forum, and for leading organizations such as IATA, UCLA, and PwC. Maria Ines is a CPA and holds a BA in Business Administration from Universidad de Buenos Aires, and studies in Hospitality Management from UCLA. She speaks fluent English, French, Spanish, and basic Portuguese. On her free time she dances Cuban salsa, sings, reads, watches over her vegetable garden and laughs with her daughters, husband and mini-dog Popi.