Nicole verdugo

Nicole verdugo

She is the founder of Women Trade and supports Vital Voices in Chile. She is Founding Partner and Manager at Good Business, Business School for Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurs for Latam. In her career, she was the Head of the Gender Department of the General Directorate of International Economic Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she led the negotiating teams on gender issues in bilateral and multilateral FTAs. She created the strategic line of the Women Exports Program and the incorporation of gender for companies led by women in international trade activities. During that period, she was coordinator of the Technical Gender Group (GTG) of the Pacific Alliance, carrying out the fulfillment of the mandates of the leaders of the four countries in matters of gender within the integration bloc. Co-creator of the gender platform of the AP “Women Entrepreneurs of the Pacific Alliance” and of the work program for women entrepreneurs of the AP, and of the Women Export Program of ProChile, she carried out studies on the Incorporation of the Gender Approach in Public Policies FLACSO. 

She was a panelist on the program “Tu Nuevo ADN” on radio AD and the gender agenda. Nicole graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, with a mention in Classical Philology in French Language from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Her professional development has been linked to the area of entrepreneurship and international trade. With Masters in Retail Marketing and Commerce in services, she consults for people management and organizational talent development. Currently she is in the process of certification in ESG through IASE International. From the year 2021 she was appointed as President of the Women Economic Forum of Chile and what has been great news that for the first time it was held with the participation of more than 40 national and multilateral companies and this year 2022 it has had more than 12,000 attendees and connected online with the participation of businessmen and authorities of the new government of Chile. A dear Soul Sister who connects community and business in seamless integration for the greater good.