Executive President of the Foundation for Social Action for Music
María Guerrero Sanz (Madrid, 1983) created in 2013 the Foundation for Social Action for Music, inspired by the social and pedagogical model devised by José Antonio Abreu, a Venezuelan musician, economist, politician, activist and educator. Currently, she is the executive president of the organization that seeks to empower children and young people at risk of social exclusion through music.
María Guerrero has also led the creation of the Social Music Network and the National Children’s Orchestra of inclusion in the hands of the High Commissioner of the Presidency of the Government against child poverty.
Her training and her legal and business experience have given her a vision and execution of social entrepreneurship with the ethics of law and a financially planned and administrative execution.
She is a professor of Leadership at ICADE Business School and a speaker at social innovation forums.
In 2018, she entered the ranking of The Top 1OO Women Leaders in Spain, in the Top 70 of the Third Sector. She has a postgraduate degree in Public Leadership and Entrepreneurship (University of Deusto, 2020) and a postgraduate degree in Leadership and Social Innovation (ESADE, 2017).
She obtained a double degree in Law and Business Administration and Management from ICADE (2007). She belongs to the first class of Acumen Fellows, in Spain.
She has obtained numerous awards and recognitions such as the Emilio Castelar 2020 Award, the recognition of the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic, in 2019, and the Impulso Orellana 2019.
She has 3 children and dedicates her life with passion to making the social solidarity economy grow in Spain to promote a culture of impact and improve the lives of the most vulnerable people.