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Silvia profiled in Peru’s largest newspaper.

Courageous Girls founder Silvia Vasquez Lavado was recently featured in Peru’s largest newspaper. The article focuses on her quest to be the first Peruvian woman to climb the tallest peaks on all seven continents and includes some great discussion of Courageous Girls. (Sorry – no link to the article.) There are only a few days...


CNET Recognizes CG founder for distinguished career

CNET en español has just published a fantastic article, recognizing Courageous Girls’ founder Silvia Vasquez-Lavado for her distinguished career. The Spanish language article covers her early years, schooling, career at eBay and PayPal, and of course her forming Courageous Girls. You can read the piece here, or see below for the English translation.   When...


Courageous Girls founder named a “Hero of the 500” by Fortune Magazine.

Courageous Girls Founder, Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, has just been named to the prestigious “Heroes of the 500” list, put out by Fortune Magazine. Fortune 500 companies employ nearly 27 million people, but just 55 of them were honored for their “extraordinary acts of bravery, kindness and selflessness.” Take a look at the incredible write-up about Silvia...


Courageous Girls in the press

Multiple Central and South American news services and websites have just picked up a fantastic story about Courageous Girls written by Teresa Souza from the EFE news agency (the fourth largest news agency in the world). If you read Spanish, check out the story on any one of these great sites. And remember to share it so...