Awarded Univision Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Awarded Univision Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Sawa World and supporting partner Ashoka congratulate Sawa World’s founder, Daphne Nederhorst, as the 2012 Univision Social Entrepreneur of the Year! Univision nominated Daphne after seeing her take the stage last month at The American Business Council (ABC) Continuity Forum in Miami. Speaking to a group of leading Ashoka entrepreneurs and prolific guests speakers such as Former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi A. Annan, and Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniac, Nederhorst delivered a powerful speech on the new and unique approaches Sawa World takes to tackle the extreme poverty in which 1 billion people live worldwide. 

Univision News - one of the largest media corporations of the Americas, known to support American Hispanic culture and children’s health causes - is an official ABC partner.

 “On behalf of Univision News, I would like to extend congratulations for being selected as our Univision Social Entrepreneur of the year; you are all doing impressive things and we would like to highlight your work,” said a Univision spokesperson.