Alejandro Villanueva (Mexico City, Mexico) is the Director of POSiBLE, a Mexican program to inspire and support entrepreneurs creating companies to solve complex social and environmental issues. It was launched in 2013 registering over 14,000 entrepreneurs thus becoming the largest program of its kind in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. In 2014, POSiBLE registered close to 22,000 entrepreneurs. The program involves many of the key public, private and philanthropic players in the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem in Mexico. This year it also began connecting with US allies to enhance the entrepreneurs training, incubation, funding and new business opportunities. The program is sponsored by Fundación Televisa and Nacional Monte de Piedad. Alejandro also collaborates with Televisa Foundation, a new US based 501c3 that helps propel Latino children and youth through innovative education and culture programs. In its first year, the foundation is providing digital English learning tools for around 250,000 Latino families in the US. He holds a master degree in business and has participated in several executive programs from institutions including Harvard Kennedy School, the University of Chicago, Wharton School of Business and the Aspen Institute. In the US he has been member of the board of Hispanics in Philanthropy and member of the International Philanthropy Committee at the Council on Foundations. In Mexico he is a board member of the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI) and the Paralife Foundation. He is also one of the founders of a citizen network that promotes a comprehensive reform of the justice system. (Attended Socrates)
Alejandro Villanueva (Mexico City, Mexico) is the Director of POSiBLE, a Mexican program to inspire and support entrepreneurs creating companies to solve complex social and environmental issues.