Latin America ● Ecuador

Quito Hub

The Quito Hub is a team of talented young people driven by the motivation to positively impact the community and the world. We believe in the need of disruptive innovation to shape our country through social inclusion and economic integration.

The Quito Hub Shapers are a diverse group of 50 members coming from backgrounds such as: social entrepreneurship, education, business, government, technology, law and social sciences, arquitecture, economy and many more.

More than a network of outstanding individuals, the Quito Hub is a team of friends.

Since 2014, we have launched 13 projects. Currently we have 8 activated projects 

1. Shaper Talks (Education $ Employement)2. ShapeTV (Education & Employment 

3 . Mental Break (Mental Health)

4. Guambra Emprende (Entrepreneurship)

5. Empodera (Gender)

6. Construyendo Voces (Inclusion)

7. Campeones del Ambiente (Climate)

8. Human Movility (Employment & Inlcusion)

In the past few years, we have launched several civic engagement campaigns through our project "Before I die I want to" a 3-day social entrepreneurship incubator.

- SPARK! Shapers in Action, a 125K crowdfunding campaign for the victims of the April 16th, 2016 earthquake in Ecuador

-INSPIRA: Diálogo Global. A 6-month Latin American Global Shapers speaker series about social innovation and leadership. 

Nowadays, we are strengthening our internal structure to support and supply all the requirements that our projects need.

We are organized through 5 departments with their respective internal teams.

1. Communications an PR 

2. Impact Office

3. Finances

4. Legal 

5. Capacity Building and Human Resources 

Our next step: become a leading Hub in Latin America and the world.

40 members


Diego Utreras

Joined 11 Jul 2020


Karina Gabela

Joined 16 Aug 2021

Impact Officer

Michelle Ochoa

Joined 14 Oct 2016

Advisory Council

Diana Guevara

Joined 30 Mar 2015

Francisco Xavier Abad Guerra

Joined 15 Nov 2018

Francisco Alomia

Joined 11 Aug 2021

Jose Aucancela

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Rodrigo Alejandro Borja Gallegos

Joined 27 Nov 2018

Flavio Carrera

Joined 26 Aug 2021

Ariel Sarahí Cevallos

Joined 8 Nov 2018

José Andrés Cifuentes

Joined 3 Sep 2021

Eduardo Cobos

Joined 12 Aug 2021

Sofia Fernandez

Joined 26 Aug 2021

Hernando Flores

Joined 14 Oct 2016

Carla Gomez

Joined 14 Oct 2016

Juan Esteban Guzman Benitez

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Esteban Hidalgo

Joined 26 Aug 2020

Domenica Hidalgo

Joined 29 Aug 2021

Esteban Lasso

Joined 18 Aug 2021

Kathy León

Joined 12 Aug 2021

Ricardo Luna

Joined 29 Jun 2020

Alejandra Marín

Joined 11 Aug 2021

Priscila Mora

Joined 29 Jun 2020

Viviana Narváez

Joined 12 Aug 2021

Liliana Pachacama

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Gabriela Pardo

Joined 12 Aug 2021

Brandon Peñaherrera

Joined 2 Jul 2020

Patricia Proaño Cuenca

Joined 8 Nov 2018

Andrea Izamar Quiñonez Quiñonez

Joined 29 Jun 2020

Cristina Rivadeneira

Joined 16 Aug 2021

Fabricio Rodríguez

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Emily Rodríguez Tomaselli

Joined 16 Aug 2021

David Samaniego

Joined 28 Jun 2020

Bryan Sinaluisa

Joined 14 Aug 2021

Veronica Vasconez

Joined 10 Dec 2018

Juan Carlos Cifuentes

Joined 13 Aug 2021

Maria Paula Marroquin

Joined 7 Sep 2021

Jéssica Ñauñay

Joined 13 Aug 2021

Estefania Velarde

Joined 16 Aug 2021

Ana Villagomez

Joined 12 Aug 2021

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