Executive Director at Women Enabled International
Maryangel is the Executive Director at Women Enabled International. Maryangel has worked for the past 15 years as a human rights advocate, leader, with a core focus on diversity, inclusion, gender, and disability. In her career she has worked with different stakeholders such as congress and legislation, government, private sector and higher education.
Maryangel is a passionate changemaker, committed to shifting the narrative and culture of inclusion. She joins WEI after leading the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, at the Center for the Recognition of Human Dignity at Tecnológico de Monterrey, where she has been instrumental in developing strategies to strengthen community representation and promote equality for historically discriminated groups in one of México’s largest private universities. She was also recently named the President of the Council for Persons with Disabilities for the State of Nuevo León, México, a five-year post where she will play a lead role in advancing the development of a State Plan for Disability Inclusion. She is also an organizational consultant and speaker, who has reached +100 organizations with her work.
A native of México, Maryangel is a skilled communicator, dedicated to lifting up the voices of our community. As founder of Mexicanas con Discapacidad (a frequent WEI collaborator), she established a national network of women with disabilities that centers the voices and lived experiences of Mexican women with disabilities. Maryangel is also a dynamic, sought-after speaker, frequently featured in global forums and media outlets.
Maryangel holds a bachelor in design and art from the Monterrey Center for Higher Learning of Design of Monterrey (CEDIM), and an MBA from EGADE Business School. Her continuing education credentials include: International Human Rights, Gender studies, and Communication and Culture Strategy.
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