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GCL Alumni Advance Gender Equality in Latin America

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Maria Adelaida Perdomo and Andrea de la Pierda (GCL’14) founded Aequales upon graduating from the GCL Program. Aequales is a organization that promotes women’s empowerment in the corporate world and works to reduce gender gaps and generate benefits to businesses in Latin America.

Last week, the Colombian Congress gave an award to the companies that won Aequales’ 2015 Gender Equity Ranking. The organization’s work is being recognized and  addressed in Colombia’s agenda.

Aequales was present at the event to explain the methodology for the ranking. The organization seeks to expand the scope its work to public and private organizations in 2016 placing this issue in Colombia’s and Latin America’s agenda.

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