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 […]

Meet Oveida, a Central American Services Corps: Jovenes Lideres de IMpacto program participant, from Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Oveida is 23 years old and has been participating in the CASC program since November of last year. Before joining the program, she had dropped out of school due to financial problems for six years, which led her to doubt her ability to get ahead in life, both personally and financially. With the stipend she […]

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 […]

Glasswing launches SanaMente program and unveils strategy to Central American government institutions and partner organizations

Central American government institutions and partner organizations  Glasswing Regional Health team members Maria Teresa Suarez, Ivonne Flores, and Ana Murga Echeverria unveiled the SanaMente program strategy to government institutions and partner organizations in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, respectively, last week. Through the SanaMente program, Glasswing is training over 100,000 government frontline workers in Latin […]

Celina de Sola speaks at Business of Fashion VOICES 2022

Celina spoke at the Business of Fashion VOICES 2022 annual gathering in Oxfordshire, where she joined fashion pioneers and innovators, as well as activists, entrepreneurs and disruptors, who are rethinking the future of fashion. Other speakers included Malala Yousafzai, Victoria Beckham, Sue Y. Nabi, Jordan Brand’s Larry Miller and more.  Celina’s talk “The Lottery of […]

Youth share innovative ideas and community-based solutions at the Ideathon

Glasswing International and Citi Foundation organized a regional Ideathon with the objective of creating a space for youth to share innovative ideas and community-based solutions to local issues. The event, which was carried out in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, and Trinidad and Tobago officially gave closure to the Nucleo Club program: Digital […]

Glasswing runs the NYC Marathon

For the first time, Glasswing was able to participate in the TCS NYC Marathon this past November, as an Official Charity Partner. Our athletes completed the 26.2 miles run, along with other 50,000 participants from all over the world, while raising funds for our programs in education and health for communities in Latin America, The […]

New York City-based Designer Cindy Castro supports Glasswing at Art Basel Miami

Designer Cindy Castro donated a portion of proceeds from her Art Basel show in Miami to Glasswing International. Guests were able to shop her collection at the Art x Fashion event on December 3rd where artist Rodolfo Choparena also had his work for sale.

Vice President Kamala Harris recognizes Glasswing International’s youth program at the Summit of the Americas

June 8, 2022 (NYC, NY) – Vice President Kamala Harris announced  Glasswing International’s inclusion in the Central American Service Corps (CASC) – a $50 million initiative to be administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)—that will provide young people in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras with paid community service opportunities, mentorship, and a […]

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