The inspiration my three siblings and I received came from our parents

Gonzalo family
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Two leading social entrepreneurs from Chile who have individually changed the face of large-scale recycling and environmental education in Chile, respectively, share something even more powerful: Gonzalo is Ximena’s son.


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Our daughters see that we are devoted to creating positive impact in the world and they are very involved with what we do. At the same time they have this grandmother who they have deep and profound conversations with. They have aunts and uncles whose work is related to social and environmental impact. They live in a world where these things are relevant.

We don’t ask them “what are you going to study?” or “what are you going to be when you grow up?” but instead “what problem are you going to solve?” So they are always looking for the problem they are going to solve and always looking for what problems matter most to them.

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