Discover and get inspired by the endless talent of Chilean women who, from all around the world, are contributing with their knowledge to create a better future for the planet.

Natalia Allende

FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF DESIGN FOR CHANGE CHILE
CHILE — USA — URUGUAY “To give our children and young people tools that enable them to face the future with certainty, confidence, optimism and concrete tools, is to create hope.”

Seeking to effectively create a better future for new generations, this Chilean founder and director of Design for Change Chile has been working with thousands of children throughout the country. For almost 10 years, she has been providing them with tools to become the protagonists of their own education and agents of change for the world.

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Olga Barbosa

BIOLOGIST AND DOCTOR IN ECOLOGY
CHILE — USA “We look for ways to make production and biodiversity conservation compatible.”

Always connected to nature, this Chilean innovator is creating new conservation models for Chile and the world. She is demonstrating that, through a creative and collaborative approach, it is possible to make industrial wine production and agriculture compatible with the protection of our planet's biodiversity.

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Alejandra Castro

Physicist and Mathematician
CHILE — USA — CANADA — NETHERLANDS — UK “It’s not a single individual that can make an impact… it’s the collective.”

A passion for theoretical physics, the study of black holes and academia have led this Chilean scientist to become a leading figure throughout the world. Traveling from one corner of the planet to another, Alejandra is sharing her knowledge with the next generation and inspiring the scientists of the future.

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Isabel Guerrero

Economist and psychoanalyst
CHILE — USA — UK — INDIA “My work is for the future. My work is for the next generations.”

With the aim of improving the quality of life of communities around the world, Isabel founded IMAGO after 31 years working for the World Bank in various countries. Through the organization, she contributes her experience and knowledge to empower agents of change and help projects that seek to overcome poverty.

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Devanna de la Puente

Gender advisor for the un verification mission in colombia
CHILE — COLOMBIA “… and I believe that wherever I go and wherever I carry that voice, however complicated it may be, I am contributing to changing the world.”

With the aim of empowering the women of the world and seeing them become decision-makers in many different areas, this Chilean, who left the country at the age of 17, has traveled the planet protecting women and young women's rights in conflict zones and humanitarian crises to create a better future through más equal, fair and peaceful societies.

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Loretxu García

Developer, CEO of Matrix Building
CHILE — ESPAÑA “… I want to help make the world a better place and I believe that we are going to achieve it.”

Inspired by her experience of motherhood, this Chilean entrepreneur created the “Water House.” It is an innovative construction system with which she can improve the quality of life and sustainability of homes in Chile and Spain, as well as open the way for female talent around the world in an industry usually considered masculine.

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Komal Dadlani

CEO and cofounder of Lab4U
CHILE — USA — MEXICO “… I’m optimistic that there will be many more women solving humanity’s great problems…”.

Get inspired by the story of the Chilean biochemist who, through her Lab4U start-up, is democratizing access to science, so that young students from Chile, Mexico, the United States and the whole world can run a scientific laboratory on their own smartphones.

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As part of Women's Month, we have invited females illustrators and females writers to pay tribute to eight great Chilean women who, through their passion, strength, and talent, are creating future.

Laura
Pérez

#H8menajes:

Laura Pérez

Doctor in Astrophysics who is recognized around the world for her discoveries and for opening a window to the universe from Chilean skies.

Illustration: Paloma Amaya – Paloma Ilustradora
Text: Carolina Pareja - @frutillagram

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Loretxu
García

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Loretxu García

Chilean architect who is building future through innovation, developing bioclimatic architecture and sustainable construction projects to improve life quality.

Illustration: Carola Josefa – @carolajosefa
Text: Julieta Marchant - @julieta.marchant

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Mahani
Teave

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Mahani Teave

Chilean concert pianist who has brought the music and culture of Rapa Nui to the whole world, as well as teaching the younger generations at the school she has created on the island.

Illustration: Trini Guzmán – @holaleon
Text: María Paz Rodríguez - @soylarov

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Isabel
Allende

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Isabel Allende

Chilean writer whose creativity has led to her becoming the most popular Spanish-language writer and a tireless promotor of women’s rights.

Illustration: Holly Jolley – @holly_jolley_
Text: Teresa Paneque - @terepaneque

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Christiane
Endler

#H8menajes:

Christiane Endler

Chilean sportswoman who, with passion, talent and a unique spirit, broke through in soccer to become the best goalkeeper in the world.

Illustration: Amelia Strong
Text: Constanza Michleson

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Bárbara
Saavedra

#H8menajes:

Bárbara Saavedra

Chilean ecologist and biologist who actively protects Chile’s wildlife and the planet to contribute to creating a better future for the whole world.

Illustration: Jo Jiménez – @jojimenez
Text: Claudia Andrade - @claudianadradeecchio

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Fernanda
Fuentes

#H8menajes:

Fernanda Fuentes

Chilean chef and winner of a Michelin star who has taken our country’s flavors around the world and provided new opportunities to young people and women who share her passion.

Illustration: Camila Olivares – @camipepe_
Text: Isabel Ossa - @isabelossaescritora

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Bernardita
Astaburuaga

#H8menajes:

Bernardita Astaburuaga

Chilean entrepreneur with a tireless spirit who, together with a great team, has created a whole world of play, so that children from Chile and other countries grow up playing and learning as a family.

Illustration: Consuelo Ovalle – @polerapaint
Text: Antonella Andreani

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We invite you to share the documentary perspective of 3 renown local directors who portray a group of talented Chilean women creating future for Chile and the world.

Our land is generous, yet also challenging. It puts us to the test every day, forging within us a collaborative, innovative and resilient character.

Chilean Women
creating future

With the participation of:

Fernanda Contreras - Co-founder of Gamaga

Graciela Huinao - Mapuche Writer

Komal Dadlani - Founder of Lab4You

Directed by:

Constanza Fernández

Graduated in Economics from Universidad Católica.

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Episode 3

Chilean Women
creating future

With the participation of:

Paula Jofré - Astrophysicist

Carolina Bazán - Chef

Fernanda Vicente - General Manager and cofounder of association of women Mujeres del Pacífico

Directed by:

Claudia Barril

Claudia holds a degree in Sociology from Universidad de Chile with a Postgraduate Diploma in Sociology and credits towards her doctorate.

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Episode 2

Chilean Women
creating future

With the participation of:

Voluspa Jarpa - Visual Arts

Isabel Behncke - Primatologist

Julieta Martínez - Founder of Tremendas

Directed by:

Tana Gilbert

Tana is a filmmaker who graduated from Universidad de Chile and has a diploma in aesthetics and philosophy from Universidad Católica de Chile.

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