- Department: Community Leader.
- Experience: 35 Years
- Location: Guanajuato, México
Adriana Cortés Jiménez has 35 years of experience in non profit organizations in relation to issues of children’s rights, troubled youth, people with disabilities, health prevention and rehabilitation of addictions. Throughout the years, she has founded and led eight non-profit associations which have aided in the improvement of the quality of life for many individuals oppressed by the issues already mentioned.
Early on in her career, she developed a work methodology based on the creation of connections, alliances, and networks among different sectors of the society.
Implementing this methodology with each community where her foundation works, she has achieved multisectoral local alliances between CSOs, academia, private and government sectors.
Since 1998, she has played a core role in Local Community Development and Migration, with a binational approach ever since she founded the Bajío Community Foundation, of which she is the director, to date.
She is a member of the Citizen Councils in the State of Guanajuato, Social and Human Development of Guanajuato, Transparency and Accountability, Public Works, Technological Institute of the State of Guanajuato, Migrants’ Human Rights.She is a second generation Senior Fellow at the Synergos Institute, based in New York, USA. She represents, since November 2017, México in the Ibero-American Network.