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Wisdom Weaver

Correa, Maria Emilia FOW

Maria Emilia Correa



Entrepreneur with a purpose, with 25 years of international experience in sustainability in companies, civil society and academia. After a successful career with multinational corporations, in 2012 Correa co-founded Sistema B, a movement to promote B Corps – companies that use the power of the market to solve social and environmental problems-. Considered one of the 30 most outstanding intellectuals in Latin America in 2017 by EsGlobal. Fellow of Harvard University in 2019. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Colbún (energy, Chile), Córpora (family holdings, Chile), Vista Hermosa and TRF (Latam investment), G100 (entrepreneurs), HQAI (humanitarian assistance. Switzerland), ISEK (education, Spain) and Bancolombia Foundation (Colombia).

What inspires you?

People who decide to act and work toward solutions.

What relationship has been most influential in your life?

My family — parents, brothers, daughters and grandchildren — and my co-founders at Sistema B.

What’s on your bookshelf?

Regenesis By George Monbiot

I never thought of it that way by Monica Guzman+F7

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