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Country Chair: Federico J Rivas

El Salvador


Welcome to Global Dignity El Salvador!

We are traversing an important inflection point in El Salvador and the northern triangle of Central America. With highest rates of violence prevailing, and an absence of hope in our younger generations, promoting Dignity has never been so important nor vital for the future of our region. I am convinced we need to empower our youth and especially our young women and girls—to dream higher, and inspire others to assume with dire courage, and optimism, the protagonist roles our society so deeply needs. My hope is you too, will join us in this endeavor to promote dignity and build sustained peace for the generations to come!

Federico J Rivas

Country Chair For El Salvador

Chief Executive Officer at Estadio Ventures, an innovation lab committed to creative technological solutions to social challenges. Federico co-founded Adelante en Comunidad, a women empowerment initiative that uses open-air cinema and virtual reality to build community and support among women in underserved regions in Central America. He holds a bachelor’s Degree in Government from Georgetown University with studies in Economics and Theology and a Master’s in Liberal Arts from Harvard University.

Federico is a Global Shaper from the San Salvador Hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, where he also serves in its Advisory Councils and is Co-Chair of the Elections Committee. He serves in the Advisory Board of Proyecto País, a social intervention and human development program for at-risk communities in El Salvador working in violence prevention. He is a founding team member of the Singularity University San Salvador Chapter and was awarded with the “Heroes of El Salvador” prize in 2016 by Corporación Multi Inversiones.