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Maite Arango

Chair the Advisory Board, Wellbeing Project


Maite Arango was born in Mexico and is a citizen of Mexico and Spain. Mother of a son, Juan, currently a senior at Georgetown University. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), from Scripps College, Claremont, California.
Shareholder and Vice-President of the Board of Directors at Grupo Vips (a leading Spanish multi-brand and multi-format restaurant and retail operator). Maite chairs the Board of Ashoka Spain. She is a member of the Ashoka Support Network and is part of “Changemaker Schools”. Maite chairs the Advisory Board of “The Wellbeing Project”.
Vice-President and member of the Board of Trustees of “Fundación Hazloposible”, a private non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower individuals, organizations and institutions making them protagonists of social change, using primarily the Internet and Information Technologies. Founder, Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee of “Fundación Seres”, Spanish NGO encompassing more than 130 companies (about 20% of Spanish GDP). Fundación Seres strengthens and promotes Corporate Responsibility as part of the core strategy of each company, while fostering the spirit of collaboration among its members. Member of ESADE Professional Council (prestigious Spanish University, ranked in the top 10 business schools in the world). The role of the Council is to provide the institution with a reference to contemporary business needs and demands, through ongoing advice on the elaboration of ESADE course content. Member, since 2017, of the ESADE International Advisory Board. The IAB discusses future strategy supporting the areas of innovation, relevance and impact. Trustee of “Fundación Integra”, a Spanish NGO that promotes the integration of individuals in risk of social exclusion into the work force.
She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Georgetown Spain Foundation, which provides scholarship opport