Celina de Sola honored at the World Economic Forum in Davos

At the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, co-founder and president of Glasswing International, Celina de Sola, was presented with the prestigious Social Innovation Award by The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Under Celina’s leadership, Glasswing has impacted over 1.6 million people across 14 countries, and built Glasswing […]

Howard G. Buffett Foundation commits additional $36 million to Youth Leaders Initiative!

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation renewed their commitment to young women and men in Central America, through an additional contribution of $36 million for the Central American Youth Service Corps: Jovenes Líderes de Impacto initiative. This exciting and innovative program is harnessing the power of young people to lead and drive transformation in their own […]

GenNow reaches more than 6,000 youth in 3 countries

We kicked off this year’s Generation Now Forum and Festival in Honduras, then continued on to El Salvador, and culminated the three-day event in Guatemala. GenNow brought together over 2,000 youth in each country. The forum focused largely on the importance of mental health and was headlined by Mexican author and speaker Farid Dieck, whose […]

Meet Susie, Community Schools participant

18-year-old Susie became involved with Glasswing in 2019. She participates in several programs, including Emotional Wellness, Discovery Club, Math Reinforcement Club, English Club and Photography Club. In 2020, she began to have negative thoughts and considered dropping out of school. The programs helped her change her thinking and provided her with the support network she […]

Meet José, Jovenes Constructores participant

  My name is José, I am 17 years old and I am in my first year of high school with a diploma in hotel management and tourism at a public school in downtown San Salvador. I have been participating in Glasswing programs for one and a half years. In 2020, I enrolled in the […]

Meet Ingrid, Community Cafe participant

Ingrid grew up in a violent home. Her father used to hit her mother, and he committed suicide when Ingrid was 14. After that, she went to live with her boyfriend. He didn’t treat her badly but he was involved in illicit groups, and she was exposed to his activities. One day, her partner was […]

Meet Ana Camila, Community Schools participant

My name is Ana Camila and I am 17 years old. I am currently studying and in the process of being admitted to college. I also participate in the Finance Club, Speech Club, and Life Orientation Club. Before the clubs, having a stable relationship with my mother was very difficult for me. I was embarrassed […]

Glasswing International raises $1.6 million to support children and youth in Latin America and New York City at Seventh Annual Benefit Gala

After an immensely difficult year, over 300 people came out to show their support and heartfelt concert for the Latin American region during this time of need at our Seventh Annual Benefit Gala on September 9th at Guastavino’s in New York City, raising a record-breaking $1.6 million for children and youth. Fashion pioneers, business leaders, […]

Meet Antulia, Raíces Chapinas participant

  My name is Antulia, I am 29 years old, and I live in Quiche, Guatemala. Last year I had a baby, a beautiful baby girl, and although my love for her is the greatest, my path has not been easy, because I am a single mother. I live in a very male centered community. […]

Meet Gerson, SanaMente participant

Gerson, 25 years old, is a survivor of social violence. He was admitted to San Bartolo Hospital in San Salvador where he met a nurse who had been trained as a Sanando Heridas (Healing Wounds) interventionist. She tended to his physical injuries and also made him aware of the psychological and emotional effects an experience […]

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