Country Chair: Emiliana Rodríguez-Morales
Bienvenidos a Global Dignity México. México es el hogar de 127 millones de personas. Es un país rico en cultura, diversidad y belleza. Sin embargo, también es un país con alarmantes índices de violencia y desigualdad. En Global Dignity queremos contribuir a la solución de estos problemas a través de generar un cambio de cultura en el que las personas actuemos con la libertad, la solidaridad, y la justicia que emergen al reconocer y valorar la dignidad de cada ser humano.
Welcome to Global Dignity Mexico. Mexico is the home for 127 million people. It is a country rich in culture, diversity and beauty. However, Mexico suffers from alarming rates of violence and inequality. Our mission is contributing to the solution of these problems promoting a cultural change in which every person acts with the freedom, solidarity and justice that stem from recognizing and valuing the dignity of every human being.
Country Chair For Mexico
Emiliana is Co-founder and Chief Content Officer at Made for Joy and a Research Affiliate of The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University. Her main field of expertise is the intersection between Neuroscience, Education, Contemplative practices and Technology. She has a background in Physics, a Master’s degree in Mind, Brain and Education from Harvard University and more than 20 years of intensive training on contemplative practices.
Emiliana is also the co-founder and former Education Director of AtentaMente, a not-for-profit organization that has developed impactful social and emotional learning (SEL) programs for corporate settings, government and education. She collaborated with the Ministry of Education in Mexico, designing SEL programs and imparting workshops that have impacted more than 80,000 teachers and more than 25 million children in Mexico. She has co-authored seven books on Social and Emotional Learning skills and ethics, delivered more than 300 key-notes conferences and served as a consultant for organizations such as the Mind and Life Institute, the World Bank, UNESCO, and many others.
Catalina Barragán is Member of the board of International Investors Group (IIG), member of the board of the Educational Alliance for the State of Coahuila (“Alianza Educativa por el Bienestar de Coahuila”).
Catalina is also the co-founder and former Corporate Affairs and Institutional Relations Director of AtentaMente, a not-for-profit organization that has developed impactful social and emotional learning (SEL) programs for corporate settings, government, and education. She collaborated with the Ministry of Education in Mexico, designing SEL programs and imparting workshops that have impacted more than 80,000 teachers and more than 25 million children in Mexico.
Among other strategic alliances Catalina has fostered for the organization, these include those with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI), the OECD, Synergos, the Mexican Ministry of Education (SEP), Banorte Foundation, CEMEX, along with state, local governments and international NGOs.
With a Masters of Education in Organizational Management and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Catalina has brought business development skills to the non-profit world.