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, […]

USAID Administrator Samantha Power visits Glasswing programs

Our co-founder and President Celina de Sola met with USAID Administrator Samantha Power and the United States Charge d’affaires ad interim to El Salvador, Jean Manes. On her visit to the Northern Triangle, Administrator Power was able to meet with students from Glasswing’s programs, Stephanie and Francisco, who discussed the challenges and opportunities youth face, […]

Expanding school-based mental health

Our Community Schools are safe havens not only for students, but also for teachers and other members of the communities we work in. Teaching mental health skills and developing ways to cope with emotions and stress is beneficial for everyone both in and out of school. Each week, Glasswing school coordinators visit different public schools […]

Strengthening our Community Schools and the future for youth: Glasswing Fellows

Young people are the greatest resource that our region has. Yet, even though some may have the drive and desire to succeed, certain challenges do not allow them to reach their full potential. The Glasswing Fellows program builds leadership and management skills through paid employment and extensive training opportunities. Selected youth, many of who have […]

Students in NYC get career-ready with volunteers

For the third year in a row, Glasswing partnered with Morgan Stanley during their annual Global Volunteer Month. Morgan Stanley employees joined over 50 Glasswing students from New York City, Central America, and the Dominican Republic, working on job and career readiness skills like Effective Communication, Active Listening, Nonverbal Language, and Empathy. Volunteers also answered […]

Fashion designer Cindy Castro collaborates with Glasswing

New York City-based, Ecuadorian designer Cindy Castro will donate a percentage of her sales to Glasswing programs. Earlier this year, she participated in a tie-dye workshop with our En Casa con Glasswing students. Take a look at Cindy’s collection here.

Latin American Youth Solve For Tomorrow

Solve for Tomorrow is the contest that has won over the hearts and minds of young people and educational institutions in Latin America. Samsung and Glasswing are partnering again to motivate high school students to propose and develop ideas to solve a specific problem in their community or region, through application of the knowledge learned […]

Engaging youth online

En Casa Con Glasswing continues to offer creative activities for students and their families. In the past few months, hundreds of young people have participated in workshops ranging from ‘how to land your first job’ to t-shirt design, learning English from scratch, creating podcasts, making home gardens, and even a live karaoke contest! The activities […]

Glasswing partners with The Trust for the Americas

Glasswing is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Trust for the Americas, a nonprofit that seeks to improve access to economic opportunities and foster innovation in vulnerable communities in Latin America and the Caribbean. This exciting collaboration allows us to combine efforts and execute a shared vision of what social inclusion can look […]

Entrepreneur Yris Palmer visits Glasswing El Salvador

On April 9, 2021, entrepreneur Yris Palmer, founder of Star Lash Extensions and Star Lash Beauty Bar, visited Glasswing El Salvador!