Juan Pablo Delgado cofounded Amicus, a nonprofit organization based in Guanajuato, Mexico that advocates for the rights of LGBTQ+ people. Among its most important milestones, Amicus is responsible of bringing before the Mexican Supreme Court the possibility to establish a nationwide standard to recognize transgender individual’s identity through an administrative and non-invasive procedure. Similarly, thanks to the support from the Baker Center for Leadership and Governance at Georgetown University, Juan Pablo developed Visible, the first incident-report platform that allows collecting data on violence and discrimination against LGBTQ+ individuals in Mexico, which operates under the administration of Amicus. Juan Pablo has also served as public servant at the municipal government of Leon, Guanajuato where he occupied the positions of Director of Community and Nutrition Development and Director of Social Development. He is a Graduate Fellow from Georgetown University’s Global Competitiveness Leadership Program, a Global Shaper from the World Economic Forum and member of the Reality Community from the Schusterman Foundation. Selected to participate in the 2019 Ideas Festival, session 2.
Juan Pablo Delgado
2019 Ricardo Salinas Scholar, Ricardo Salinas Scholarship
Juan Pablo Delgado cofounded Amicus, a nonprofit organization based in Guanajuato, Mexico that advocates for the rights of LGBTQ+ people.