2019 Education Leadership Award Dinner

Tuesday, October 15, 2019  |  6:30 pm

Mandarin Oriental, New York

On our 15th Education Leadership Award Dinner we will proudly honor two extraordinary individuals for their long-term contributions to advancing the improved quality of education in Mexico and Brazil.
 
Consider joining 250 business leaders to celebrate our honorees and Educando by Worldfund’s positive results in Latin America, having reached the outstanding mark of 5.6 million students impacted by our programs.
 

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Honorees 2019

Carlos Labarthe
President
Compartamos-Gentera
Mexico

Carlos Labarthe Costas is President of Compartamos, group that is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange and which groups eight companies in order to work for financial inclusion.

Three of these companies are focused on offering financial services for the underserved segment in Mexico, Peru, and Guatemala, under the brand of Compartamos. The other five companies are focused on different financial services, formed by Aterna, insurance agent; Yastás, banking correspondent administrator; Intermex, payer of family remittances; Fiinlab, innovation laboratory which purpose is creating financial solutions enabled by technology; and Fundación Gentera, focused on the social responsibility actions, its main cause, the education.

Carlos Labarthe is Industrial Engineer from Universidad Anáhuac and has studies on Senior Management by Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas, (IPADE). He has also studied different programs at The Economics Institute in Boulder, Harvard Business School, and Singularity University.

He is the founder director of Compartamos and Ignia. He is also chairman of Kipling Group and is a member of the board of Educando by Worldfund. In the academic field, he has taught at different institutions, such as Universidad Iberoamericana, the Social Training Course (CUFOSO) -of the Unión Social de Empresarios de México (USEM) – and the Harvard Business School.

In 2015, he was recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute and the Wobi Magazine as The Most Trusted CEO in Mexico.

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Marcelo Gleiser
Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Dartmouth College
Brazil

Marcelo Gleiser, a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy and a professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College. He specializes in the big questions about existence, including the origin of the universe, of matter, and of life. Marcelo is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the recipient of the Presidential Faculty Fellows Award from the White House and the National Science Foundation. He is 2019 Templeton Prize laureate, an honor he shares with Mother Thereza, the Dalai Lama, and Desmond Tutu.

A leading public intellectual in the US and abroad, Marcelo is actively engaged in the public understanding of science. He has five published books in English and another nine in Portuguese, with translations into 12 languages as well as hundreds of essays in newspapers, magazines, and online.

He was the co-founder and, for eight years, a regular contributor of the NPR blog 13.7 Cosmos and Culture. Currently, he writes weekly essays for the online magazine Orbiter in his blog 13.8. Marcelo wrote for twenty years for Folha de São Paulo, producing over 1000 essays on science and culture. His TV series in Brazil have been watched by more than 30 million people, making him an iconic scientist in his native country.

Marcelo has been a generous champion of Educando and its STEM Brasil program, having served for six years as a member of Educando’s Board of Directors.


Gala Chair

Press and Media Benefits

  • Year-round logo on Educando website.
  • Logo recognition in e-Newsletter and in all media outlets as a partner of Educando’s programs in the US, Mexico, and Brazil.
  • Opportunity for a media day lighlighting our partnership.

Collaboration Benefits

  • Participate in Educando’s round tables  about education in the US, Mexico, and Brazil.
  • Promote volunteer/career day between employees and Educando programs.
  • Participate in Educando’s conversations about education.
  • Logo placement at live events.

Education Leadership Award Dinner Benefits

  • Lead recognition and logo on all event collateral materials: save-the-date, invitation, event program, Award Dinner webpage, banner exposure.

  • Logo in Award Dinner press release.

  • Two full-page ad in the program.

  • Speaking opportunity during the Award Dinner.

  • Recognition from the podium.

  • Listing as an Education Leadership Award Dinner chair.

  • Premier seating for 20 guests.

Press and Media Benefits

  • Acknowledgement in all media outlets and e-Newsletter in the US, Mexico, and Brazil.
  • Logo recognition on Educando website and Award Dinner press release

Collaboration Benefits

  • Promote volunteer/career day between employees and programs
  • Participant in Educando’s conversation about education

Education Leadership Award Dinner Benefits

  • Top-line logo placement on all Award Dinner marketing materials
  • Full-page ad in the program
  • Recognition from the podium
  • Listing as Education Leadership Award Dinner Chair
  • Premier seating for ten guests

Press and Media Benefits

  • Acknowledgement in all media outlets and e-Newsletter in the US, Mexico, and Brazil.
  • Logo recognition on Educando website and Award Dinner press release

Collaboration Benefits

  • Promote  volunteer/career day between employees and programs
  • Participant in Educando’s conversation about education

Education Leadership Award Dinner Benefits

  • Prominent logo placement on all Award Dinner marketing materials
  • Half-page ad in the program
  • Listing as Award Dinner Co-Chair
  • Prominent seating for ten guests

Press and Media Benefits

  • Acknowledgement in the e-newsletter in the US, Mexico, and Brazil.
  • Logo recognition on Educando’s website

Education Leadership Award Dinner Benefits

  • Quarter-page ad in Award Dinner program
  • Listing as Award Dinner Vice-Chair
  • Seating for ten guests

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If you are interested in a different ticket bundle, please contact support@educando.org, and we will be happy to help you.

World Education and Development Fund is exempt from federal income tax under 26 U.S.C. Section 501 (c)(3), and is a non-profit organization eligible to receive tax-deductible donations. For every one ticket, $1,255 is tax-deductible and the balance is provided in goods and services.


Highlights from the Education Leadership Award Dinner 2018

Luanne Zurlo, Founder and member of the Board; Jair Ribeiro da Silva Neto e Blanca Treviño, 2018 Honorees; Kelly Maurice, Executive Director; Steve Shindler, Co-Chair

Speeches

Kelly Maurice, Executive Director | Educando

‘From Worldfund to Educando’ | Ronaldo Stern, Board Member

Guilherme dos Anjos, Testimonial Speaker | Brazil

Karina Becerra, Testimonial Speaker | Mexico

Blanca Treviño, 2018 Honoree | Mexico

Jair Ribeiro da Silva Neto, 2018 Honoree | Brazil

Steve Shindler, Co-Chair | Educando

Educando’s 15 Years Anniversary Video


Previous Honorees

2018

BLANCA TREVIÑO
President & CEO, Softek

JAIR RIBEIRO DA SILVA NETO 
CEO Banco Indusval
Founder & President, Parceiros da Educação

2016
LUIS ROBLES MIAJA
Chairman of the Board, BBVA Bancomer

2014
ANA MARIA DINIZ
Executive Board Member, Todos Pela Educação
and Parceiros da Educação

EDUARDO TRICIO HARO
Chairman, Grupo Lala and Grupo Aeroméxico

2012
PRODUCERS OF ¡DE PANZAZO!
Daniela Alatorre, David Calderón,
Claudio X. González Guajardo, Carlos
Loret de Mola, Alejandro Ramírez,
and Juan Carlos Rulfo

MARCOS ANTÔNIO MAGALHÃES
President, Instituto de Co-Responsabilidade
pela Educação

2010
WOODS STATON
President and CEO, Arcos Dorados

PAOLO ROCCA
Chairman and CEO, Techint Organization

JIM SKINNER
Vice President and CEO, McDonald’s

2008
JOSÉ SERGIO GABRIELLI
President and CEO, Petrobras

STEVEN SHINDLER
Chairman, NII Holdings, Inc.

2006

CLAUDIO X. GONZÁLEZ LAPORTE
Chairman, Kimberly-Clark de México,
S.A.B. de C.V.

                    

2017

AGUSTÍN COPPEL LUKEN
Chairman & CEO, Grupo Coppel

FABIO COLLETTI BARBOSA
Vice President, Fundação Itaú Social

2015
ALEJANDRO RAMÍREZ MAGAÑA
Chief Executive Officer, Cinépolis

RICARDO VILLELA MARINO
Executive Vice President, Itaú Unibanco S.A. 


2013
JORGE GERDAU JOHANNPETER
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gerdau

ASOCIACIÓN DE BANCOS DE MÉXICO
Javier Arrigunaga, Chairman 

 


2011
EMILIO AZCÁRRAGA JEAN
Chairman and CEO, Televisa

ROBERTO CIVITA
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Grupo Abril

JIM O’NEILL
Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

2009
JOSÉ ANTONIO FERNÁNDEZ CARBAJAL
Chairman and CEO, FEMSA

MUHTAR KENT
President and CEO, The Coca-Cola
Company

2007
ROGER AGNELLI
President and CEO, Vale

JEFFREY R. IMMELT
Chairman and CEO, GE

2004

CARLOS SLIM HELÚ
Chairman, Teléfonos de México